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.  

December 15th, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) applauds the U.S. Department of Energy announcement to award $890 million from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to developers of three large-scale carbon capture projects.   “Carbon capture is an essential piece of our domestic energy make up and growth,” said CRES President Heather Reams. “These facilities in North Dakota, California, […]

November 30th, 2023
Blog

Time and time again we’ve seen new clean energy projects thwarted by serial litigation. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) therefore applauds 2023 Clean Energy Champion Senator Bill Cassidy for leading the introduction of the Revising and Enhancing Project Authorizations Impacted by Review (REPAIR) Act, which streamlines the permitting process for U.S. energy, manufacturing, and […]

November 27th, 2023
Blog

Reps. Darin LaHood (R-Ill.) and John Moolenaar (R-Mich.) are strengthening America’s national security and economic interests through their recently introduced No Official Giveaways of Taxpayers’ Income to Oppressive Nations (NO GOTION) Act. This legislation prohibits companies affiliated with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and other foreign adversaries from benefiting from tax credits included in the […]

November 16th, 2023
Blog

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) 2023 Clean Energy Champion Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.) is advancing a new trade policy framework that would bolster U.S. supply chain security, enhance American competitiveness, and reduce global emissions. Senator Cassidy’s Foreign Pollution Fee Act would reward U.S. producers for their environmental performance while holding foreign polluters – like […]

August 24th, 2023
Blog

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 […]

May 12th, 2023
Blog

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 […]

May 1st, 2023
Blog

CRES President Heather Reams recently highlighted a CRES Forum national survey of Republican and Independent voters in our newsletter, the Clean Energy Insider.   Here’s a brief overview of the results we gathered from our poll.  To learn more about our polling and get the latest updates from CRES, you can subscribe to the Clean […]

March 8th, 2023
News

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 […]

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 […]

September 1st, 2022
Blog

Ahead of the midterm elections, the House GOP’s Energy, Climate, and Conservation (ECC) Task Force created a six-pillar policy agenda built on the proven success of conservative energy policies—much like those that made the United States the world leader in reducing carbon emissions in the first place.    Last month, GOP House Leader Kevin McCarthy […]

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