Clean energy plays central role in “Building Back Better”

UPDATE 10/15/2021: While negotiations continue on a budget reconciliation package in Washington DC, there are increasingly dire signals that the Clean Electricity Payment Program is in serious trouble.

Fresh Energy Statement: White House Electric Vehicle Executive Order promising shift, proposed federal tailpipe emissions standards to align with Clean Cars Minnesota

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration will announce an unprecedented goal for half of all passenger vehicles sold by 2030 to be battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, or fuel cell-powered. The administration also proposed an update to federal tailpipe emissions standards alongside this news.

Statement: White House moves to restore state authority over tailpipe pollution standards

Lorie Shaull, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced it is proposing to reinstate states’ authority to adopt stronger tailpipe pollution standards under the Clean Air Act.

The American Jobs Plan: 14 ambitious (and totally achievable) goals for clean energy, equity, and climate

President Biden is set to speak about his infrastructure plan on Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh. PHOTO: STEFANI REYNOLDS/PRESS POOL

White House published its ambitious—and totally achievable—American Jobs Plan, the backbone of which is clean energy jobs and infrastructure.