DOE Requests Public Input for $505 Million Energy Storage Initiative

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking public input on the structure of a $505 million, long-duration energy storage initiative to increase the availability of and … Read More

DOE’s Equity Action Plan Includes Clean Energy Program Investments

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm In support of President Biden’s Executive Order to advance racial equity, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released its first-ever Equity Action Plan designed to ensure that the agency eliminates barriers to … Read More

Administration Proposal Includes BOEM Budget Increases for Offshore Wind

Amanda Lefton The Biden-Harris administration has submitted to Congress the president’s budget for fiscal year (FY) 2023. The budget reflects the administration’s commitment to ongoing efforts and initiatives vital to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) mission which support the … Read More

DOE Emphasizes Importance of Strong Supply Chain for U.S. Clean Energy Industry

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published “America’s Strategy to Secure the Supply Chain for a Robust Clean Energy Transition,” a comprehensive U.S. government plan to build an “energy sector industrial base.” The strategy examines technologies and crosscutting topics … Read More

Federal Government, Companies Invest in Domestic Minerals Supply Chain Critical for Wind Turbines

Executive Order 14017 (E.O.), America’s Supply Chains, signed one year ago, ordered a review of vulnerabilities in our critical mineral and material supply chains within 100 days. In June, the Biden-Harris Administration released a first-of-its-kind supply chain assessment that found … Read More

American Clean Power Association Names Parsons VP for Federal and State Affairs

Bill Parsons Bill Parsons has been named American Clean Power Association’s (ACP) new vice president for federal and state affairs. He brings to the job over two decades of legislative and policy experience both inside Congress and on behalf of … Read More

BOEM Designates Central California Wind Energy Area

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to advance clean energy development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced its designation of the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (WEA) offshore California. The WEA is located approximately 20 miles … Read More

The Crown Estate Develops Floating Wind Proposals in Celtic Sea

The Crown Estate has developed proposals for floating wind in Celtic Sea. It has published further details on its plans, confirming its ambition to unlock up to 4GW of new clean energy capacity in England and Wales, and help establish … Read More

Interior Department Advances Offshore Wind Proposals in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior has announced three major milestones to advance commercial offshore wind energy development. The department will propose a lease … Read More

DOE Program Accelerates Cyber Solutions Deployment for Power Grid Threats

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) are launching the Clean Energy Cybersecurity Accelerator, a technology partnership of federal experts, industry partners in the energy sector and innovators to accelerate the development of new … Read More