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Here’s How We Make American Energy Cleaner and More Affordable
Energy Innovation Agenda: Introduction

So how can we make the United States’ energy sector cleaner and more affordable? As Rich Powell of ClearPath, a nonprofit with a mission to develop and advance policies that accelerate breakthrough innovations to reduce emissions in the energy and industrial sectors, will tell you in the video above, it can be done while also strengthening our economy. An example of this can be found with the passing of the Energy Act of 2020.

Included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2021, the Energy Act, which was spearheaded in the House by Ranking Member on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Frank Lucas (OK-03), advances fundamental research and development activities in support of grid modernization, critical mineral security, and high-risk, high-reward next-generation energy technologies. It also takes an all-of-the-above approach to clean energy that not only considers a wide range of renewable energy sources, but also essential technologies like advanced nuclear, energy storage, carbon capture, and research into cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels.

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