Commercialization & Demonstration

Demonstration projects test the effectiveness of innovative technologies in real world conditions at scale, often leveraging public-private partnerships to pave the way towards commercialization and widespread market adoption.  

May 12th, 2023

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 …

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March 8th, 2023

In an op-ed published by RealClearEnergy, CRES President Heather Reams highlights how Republican Governors across the country are leading in the deployment of U.S.-made clean energy technologies despite Washington rhetoric and federal permitting challenges.  “There is a reason businesses and manufacturing are moving in droves to Republican-led states. They know that to have advanced manufacturing and clean …

RealClearEnergy: Republican Governors Show Clean Tech Leadership Read More

December 23rd, 2022
Press Release

WASHINGTON, December 23, 2022—Heather Reams, president of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), today released the following statement in response to the passage of key legislation championed by CRES—the Growing Climate Solutions Act (GCSA) and the Sponsoring USDA Sustainability Targets in Agriculture to Incentivize Natural Solutions (SUSTAINS) Act—to support America’s agriculture sector, as well as …

CRES Applauds Passage of Natural Climate Solutions, Legislation to Increase American Competitiveness in Government Funding Bill Read More

March 11th, 2022
Press Release

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions issued the following statement on the bipartisan omnibus spending bill signed into law by President Biden today: “Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) commends Congress for working together to pass record federal energy research and development funding in the omnibus appropriations legislation signed into law by President Biden today. This funding bill will accelerate U.S.-led innovation by promoting …

CRES Statement on Bipartisan Omnibus Spending Bill Read More

August 3rd, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2021 – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today unveiled a multistate $1.5 million broadcast and digital advertising campaign to raise awareness about the importance of passing a bipartisan infrastructure package and to garner support for investing in projects to improve America’s roads and bridges, strengthen our country’s competitiveness, and secure our power grid …

CRES Launches $1.5 Million Ad Campaign to Promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Read More

July 29th, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2021 — Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions issued the following statement on the Announcement of a Bipartisan Infrastructure deal to be voted on in the U.S. Senate: “The road to a bipartisan infrastructure bill in the Senate has been as bumpy as the potholes it aims to fix. When our infrastructure fails, …

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June 23rd, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2021 – Representative John Curtis (R-UT), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today announced the formation of the Conservative Climate Caucus. The new Caucus will focus on educating Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives on conservative climate solutions that will leverage American innovation and enhance U.S. prosperity. In …

CRES: New Conservative Climate Caucus a Huge Win for Commonsense Energy Solutions Read More

June 15th, 2021

“The bipartisan approval by the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology to reauthorize the Office of Science is a win for Americans and a win for the environment. The bipartisan bill boasts a 7 percent increase in research funding each year over the next five years and tackles climate change by boosting funding for …

CRES Statement on H.R. 3593, the Department of Energy Science for the Future Act Read More

March 17th, 2021
Press Release

“The Energy Act of 2020 is proof that bipartisan clean energy and climate solutions are possible. My hope is that Congress can pass bipartisan infrastructure legislation to put transportation sector emissions on the right trajectory.” -Charles Hernick, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions WASHINGTON, March 17, 2021 —Charles Hernick, vice president of policy and advocacy for …

Conservative Group Testifies to Congress: Empower the Free Market, Invest in R&D to Fight Climate Change Read More

October 1st, 2020
Press Release

“CRES applauds Representative Chuck Fleischmann for his leadership in introducing the bi-partisan H.R. 8273, the Energizing Technology Transfer Act, that will lower emissions and enhance American competitiveness by bridging existing barriers that impede the transition of innovative ideas to the marketplace. The U.S. needs to accelerate the commercialization of critical clean energy technologies. This acceleration is …

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