Heather Reams

June 14th, 2023
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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

June 12th, 2023
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House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) introduced legislation, the Hydropower Clean Energy Future Act, to encourage and expand clean, renewable, and reliable American hydropower generation though innovation and licensing reform.   Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), alongside other energy industry leaders supported the introduction of the bill, citing its …

Legislation Aims to Bolster American Hydropower Read More

June 6th, 2023
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U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) recently introduced bipartisan legislation— the Providing Reliable, Objective, Verifiable Emissions Intensity and Transparency (PROVE IT) Act—to help the United States capitalize on its carbon advantage.   American manufacturing is among the cleanest in the world, and this bill will ensure we have verifiable data to prove it …

The PROVE IT Act Will Harness the U.S. Carbon Advantage Read More

June 2nd, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON—Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams released the following statement in response to U.S. Senate passage of the Fiscal Responsibility Act:    “CRES has long advocated for Congress to improve America’s permitting processes to accelerate clean energy deployment and provide certainty for project developers and investors, while protecting important clean energy tax credits.   …

CRES Applauds Passage of Permitting Reforms to Increase Energy Security, Reduce Global Emissions  Read More

May 30th, 2023
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WASHINGTON – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Fiscal Responsibility Act: “The agreement between Congress and the White House to rein in federal spending and avert a government default makes important strides toward reforming America’s broken permitting system. Citizens for Responsible …

CRES Statement on the Fiscal Responsibility Act   Read More

May 19th, 2023
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In a recent Clean Energy Insider newsletter, CRES President Heather Reams highlighted the Biden Admiration’s hypocrisy of giving away tax credits to our adversaries—including China—further offshoring our clean energy supply chain, while simultaneously threating closure of clean, American natural gas power plants.    “Last week was a one-two punch from Biden Administration against cleaner, American-made energy.   “First, the …

The Biden Administration’s One-Two Punch Against American Clean Energy Read More

May 17th, 2023
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What a treat it was to visit with Bill Sullivan on the SolarFit Renewable Energy Show. We had a chance to talk not only about my recent trip to Sarasota, Florida, for the FlaSEIA Solar and Storage Summit but also about current challenges and opportunities in the clean energy space.   Here are just a few highlights from our conversation. …

Shining Light on the Future: A Conversation with Bill Sullivan on the SolarFit Show about the Solar Energy Industry Read More

May 12th, 2023
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Carbon removal and storage is key to mitigating the impacts of climate change. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Carbon Removal and Emissions Storage Technologies (CREST) Act, with Senators King (I-ME), Cassidy (R-LA), and Coons (D-DE), boost the development and commercialization of carbon capture solutions.   CRES joined a group of likeminded …

CREST Act Enhances Carbon Removal Solutions Read More

May 10th, 2023
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In an op-ed published in RealClearEnergy, CRES President Heather Reams addresses the recent debt ceiling package passed by the House, historically bipartisan support for clean energy tax credits, and the urgent need for permitting reform to reduce global emissions.  “As part of any fiscally responsible plan, we also have to create a business environment that …

RealClearEnergy: America’s Energy Transition Requires Clean Energy Tax Credits and Robust Permitting Reform  Read More

May 10th, 2023
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Expanding carbon-free, renewable hydropower is an important way for the U.S. to enhance clean energy production. Senators Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Community and Hydropower Improvement Act to bolster hydropower production throughout the U.S. while protecting our environment.  “Hydropower is one of our nations most underutilized forms of renewable, carbon-free energy,” said …

Community and Hydropower Improvement Act Will Bolster Renewable Energy  Production  Read More

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