November 30th, 2023
Letter of Support

Dear Chairwoman Murray, Ranking Member Kennedy, Chairman Fleischmann, and Ranking Member Kaptur: As the U.S. House and Senate Subcommittees for Energy and Water Development reconcile the Energy and Water Development Fiscal Year 2024 appropriations bill, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) respectfully requests support for the following offices and programs within the U.S. Department of …

CRES Urges Support for Clean Energy Programs in Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill  Read More

November 15th, 2023
Press Release

CRES Welcomes Director of Grants Management Sharone Waldman, Partnership Coordinator Buse Atmaca, Policy Analysts Ana Vivas Thomas and Zoya Dhakam. WASHINGTON — Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today announced the addition of four new team members to the organization’s external relations and policy teams. Sharone Waldman, who previously was director of grants and contracts …

CRES Bolsters External Relations and Policy Teams with New Hires Read More

October 31st, 2023
Press Release

CRES Welcomes Digital Communications Associate Sarah Lindsey and Communications Coordinator Simone Stapley, Promotes Jonny Lobeck to Chief Human Resources Officer  WASHINGTON — Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today announced Sarah Lindsey, who previously worked for Deseret News as a digital media coordinator, has joined CRES in a newly created position as digital communications associate, …

CRES Fills Out Powerhouse Communications Team   Read More

October 18th, 2023

Foreword  Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum has long supported an all-of-the-above strategy to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the power sector. As we explore climate change mitigation policies in transportation and in other sectors across the economy, we should extend the same all-of-the-above approach.  The current discussion related to addressing GHG pollution …

Weighing Transportation Alternatives for Reducing Emissions – Light Duty Vehicles  Read More

October 4th, 2023

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams wrote the below response to The Washington Post’s article: “Americans don’t hate living near solar and wind farms as much as you might think”:  I applaud the Washington Post for highlighting that Americans are setting aside “Not In My Back Yard” tendencies, or NIMBYism. In fact, …

Republicans Support Clean Energy in Their Own Backyard   Read More

August 24th, 2023

The CRES team joined the Conservative Energy Network (CEN) in Des Moines, Iowa, for the CEN Conclave. The Conclave is an annual event that brings together CEN coalition members from 24 states across the country, technical experts, industry representatives, and policymakers; and its placement in Iowa was especially appropriate.  Iowa has paved the way for …

Conservative Leaders Gather in Iowa for Energy Conclave Read More

July 20th, 2023

Expanding and Modernizing Transmission Infrastructure to Facilitate Reliability, Resilience, Lower Costs, and Drive Growth   Reliability, Resilience and Clean Energy  Transmission infrastructure allows electricity generated in one location to be transported, sometimes over long distances, to distribution lines and ultimately, to the consumer. Long-distance transmission is often necessary for utility-scale wind and solar generation to reach …

Issue Brief: Electric Transmission Infrastructure  Read More

June 29th, 2023

Summary  The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leverages its industrial capacity to crush foreign competition in trade, as well as predatory investment and loans, to control global supply chains and create overseas markets that serve its goal of commercial dominance. Much of the world, including America and its allies, buys the CCP’s products and services, as …

How a New Trade Regime Can Counter Chinese Supply Chain Dominance and Neo-Colonialism  Read More

June 27th, 2023

This June, CRES was proud to again partner with the Conservative Energy Network (CEN) to bring state and local leaders to meet with their Congressional representatives in Washington to advocate for a commonsense legislation that increases American energy production, reduces global emissions, strengthens the U.S. economy, and lessens our dependence on foreign adversaries. This year’s …

A Look Into the 2023 CRES and CEN Annual Congressional Fly-in  Read More

June 14th, 2023

In January of 2023, Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) introduced the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2023. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), alongside other likeminded industry leaders, proudly supports the legislation because it reasserts Congress’ legislative authority and prevents excessive overreach by the executive branch in the federal rulemaking …

House Passes Legislation to Limit Executive Overreach Read More

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