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Continued innovation will not only develop the next generation of affordable technologies needed to rapidly reduce, capture, and store greenhouse gas emissions, but also continue to grow a clean energy economy that already supports millions of clean energy jobs across the United States.

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 30th, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON — Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams today sent a letter to Chair Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ranking Member John Kennedy (R-La.), Chairman Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), and Ranking Member Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) of the U.S. Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Energy and Water Development to finalize recommendations for the Fiscal Year […]

November 29th, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON —Today, Fox News published an op-ed by CRES President Heather Reams and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) outlining the Biden Administration’s misguided approach to reducing emissions in the transportation sector. The piece highlights the recently released CRES Forum white paper exploring this topic. The Biden administration and the far-left’s Green New Deal agenda is coming […]

November 27th, 2023
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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
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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 […]

October 25th, 2023
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By CRES Vice President of Policy and Research Richard Campbell The debt ceiling negotiations earlier this year revealed a divide related to accelerating the deployment of energy and infrastructure. Republicans favored permitting reform that benefits all types of infrastructure, while Democrats were solely focused on financing and market changes to speed up long-distance transmission access […]

October 25th, 2023
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The Department of Energy recently announced nearly $3.5 billion in funding from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to strengthen U.S. power grids. One tranche of this funding will invest specifically in 400 microgrids to boost reliability and resilience.   With the ability to operate completely independently or toggle access to the larger grid […]

October 13th, 2023
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams today applauded the announcement to invest $7 billion from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to seven regional clean hydrogen hubs across the nation.    “The commitment to clean hydrogen is a crucial step toward increasing the United States’ clean energy leadership and security, and the location and diversity […]

October 4th, 2023
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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, […]

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