Skip to content

Biden administration

FERC
Emma Foehringer Merchant

Federal plan for regional cooperation on transmission infrastructure could boost clean energy

FERC tackles the thorny problem of interstate transmission planning.

Federal plan for regional cooperation on transmission infrastructure could boost clean energy
first solar
Emma Foehringer Merchant

First Solar plans factory expansion in Ohio, hands Biden administration a US manufacturing win

The largest U.S. solar manufacturer will open another plant in Ohio.

First Solar plans factory expansion in Ohio, hands Biden administration a US manufacturing win
lithium-ion batteries
Jeff St. John

Biden admin aims to make the US a world leader in lithium-ion batteries

The fast-growing lithium-ion battery sector is the key to powering EVs and decarbonizing the grid — and the U.S. doesn’t want to be left behind.

Biden admin aims to make the US a world leader in lithium-ion batteries
electric vehicles
Gordon Feller

What the electric bus industry could do with a multibillion-dollar federal investment

Major e-bus makers Proterra and Vicinity Motor make the case for a national bus electrification strategy.

What the electric bus industry could do with a multibillion-dollar federal investment
home electrification
Jeff St. John

The case for upfront incentives to electrify everything in US homes

A report from Rewiring America and the Center for American Progress asks policymakers to make the replacement of electric appliances as cheap and easy as possible.

The case for upfront incentives to electrify everything in US homes
ARPA-E
Jeff St. John

ARPA-E’s new focus: Bridging the valleys of death for cleantech R&D

The nation's top energy research agency wants to scale up “high-risk and potentially disruptive” tech to meet urgent decarbonization goals.

ARPA-E’s new focus: Bridging the valleys of death for cleantech R&D
energy equity
John Hall

Making Biden’s historic commitment to energy equity a reality

Fulfilling the potential of Biden's energy equity promises will require time and ongoing commitment.

Making Biden’s historic commitment to energy equity a reality
offshore wind
Jeff St. John

Biden administration seeks to pave the way for 4.6GW of offshore wind off California’s coast

A plan to offer leases by 2022 is only the first of many steps to enable West Coast floating wind turbine farms.

Biden administration seeks to pave the way for 4.6GW of offshore wind off California’s coast
climate risk
Jeff St. John

Biden administration takes aim at the financial risks of climate change

The executive order directs federal agencies to identify climate risks and set disclosure rules for private industry and finance.

Biden administration takes aim at the financial risks of climate change
Solar
Emma Foehringer Merchant

The political fight over solar tariffs wages on

New administration, same old problems for solar industry players who want to see the Section 201 tariffs dissolved.

The political fight over solar tariffs wages on