April 24, 2024

Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)

The White House
Biden Announces $7B in IRA Funds for Low-income Solar
President Joe Biden announced $7 billion in funding from the Inflation Reduction Act, to be used by states and nonprofits across the country to install solar in low-income and disadvantaged communities. 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
IRA Driving New Clean Energy as Interconnection Queue Backlogs Persist
Interconnection requests across the U.S. shot up by 30% in 2023, with close to 2,600 GW of solar, wind and storage waiting to land a spot on the grid
The White House
EPA Awards $20B from Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
EPA announced the eight organizations it has selected to receive grants from its Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund.
Shutterstock
DC Budget Woes Threaten District’s Home Electrification Program
The D.C. Council has approved a bill aimed at electrifying 30,000 low-income homes across the district by 2040, but a fight is brewing over funding for the program.
Solar Energy Manufacturers for America
Report Calls for More Policies to Bolster Domestic Solar Manufacturing
The U.S.' incentives for domestic solar component manufacturing are insufficient, even with the Inflation Reduction Act, the report argues.
Daimler Truck
DOE Announces $750M in Clean Hydrogen Funding
The DOE's funding announcement is part of the administration’s effort on clean hydrogen, seen as an emerging technology that offers the U.S. an opportunity to lead the global market.
American Clean Power Association
Can US Maintain Record Solar, Clean Power Growth?
The U.S. could nearly quadruple solar capacity in the next 10 years, according to a SEIA report, while a ACP report shows that delays on clean energy projects have put more than 60 GW of clean power capacity on hold.
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ACORE Panel: IRA is Safe, but Trump Could Decimate DOE

The best way to defend the Inflation Reduction Act could be to stop mentioning the law and focus on its benefits, speakers told the ACORE Policy Forum

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Whitehouse: Best Defense for IRA is Funding, Building More Projects

One of the Senate’s strong liberal voices on climate change, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse slammed the fossil fuel industry for its campaign of “climate denial and propaganda.”

National Press Club
Granholm Praises Impact of US Clean Energy Industrial Policy
Clean energy policies funded by the IRA and IIJA have been key to the U.S. economy’s strong performance, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said at the National Press Club.

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