The Biden administration is deciding how much American-made equipment to require in renewable energy projects in order to qualify for tax credits — prompting disputes between energy developers and product manufacturers. Fengqi You is a professor of energy systems engineering…
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Need for Increased Storage Space Leads to New Project
A new project gearing up at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility will construct a new facility for equipment and materials.
Partnership seeks greener mining of critical minerals
Greeshma Gadikota, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Cornell University, will partner with Stillwater Critical Minerals to develop environmentally rigorous techniques to help the company extract elements.
WashU Expert: 2023 will be the year of the battery
Major advances in battery technologies will bring us a big step closer this year to large-scale renewable energy goals, international energy independence and a big reduction in greenhouse gases, according to an expert from Washington University in St. Louis. “One of the major challenges to a fully renewable-energy future of wind and solar power is energy storage,” said Michael Wysession, a professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St.
Inflation Reduction Act Offers Significant Benefits for Public Health
An analysis published today in the New England Journal of Medicine describes the significant benefits The Inflation Reduction Act offers to improve public health through tax credits and other financial incentives.
Will we ever fully embrace clean energy? One climate change policy expert says the Inflation Reduction Act has changed the landscape for renewables
Did The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 change the national conversation about clean energy? Tulane University climate change policy and politics expert Joshua Basseches says the sweeping bill’s incentives for renewables and other investments have states and policymakers moving from…
Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1.5 Billion From Inflation Reduction Act to Strengthen America’s National Laboratories
The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), today announced $1.5 billion from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act to build and upgrade America’s national laboratories.
How Will the Economy Affect the Midterm Elections?
With the midterm elections three weeks away, Rutgers experts weigh in on how the economy will be a factor with voters. Michael Lahr, Director of Rutgers Economic Advisory Service, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy While the economy…
Secretary Granholm Breaks Ground on Isotope Research Center to Advance Life-Saving Medical Applications and Strengthen America as a Global Scientific Leader
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in coordination with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, today held a groundbreaking for the Stable Isotope Production and Research Center (SIPRC), which will expand the nation’s capability to enrich stable isotopes for medical, industrial, and research applications.
DOE Announces $540 Million for Technologies to Transform Energy Production and Cut Emissions
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced more than $540 million in awards for university- and National Laboratory-led research into clean energy technologies and low-carbon manufacturing. Most greenhouse-gas emissions come from the production and use of energy, so building strong scientific foundations for reducing emissions across the energy lifecycle is crucial to meeting President Biden’s goal of creating a net-zero emissions economy by 2050.
GW Expert on EV Tax Credits as part of Inflation Reduction Act
The House is voting on the Inflation Reduction Act Friday, a sweeping bill on climate change, corporate taxes, healthcare, and more. Part of the measure includes electric vehicle tax credits, aimed to help low- and middle-income buyers but has come…
GW Expert Available to Discuss Arctic Warming Happening Four Times Faster than Predicted
WASHINGTON (August 11, 2022)— A new study finds that the Arctic has been warming nearly four times faster than the globe, which is a higher ratio than most scientists have predicted. The phenomenon, known as Arctic amplification, indicates that climate…
How will the pending budget bill reduce drug prices for Americans?
The Inflation Reduction Act contains provisions that are expected to lower drug costs for millions of Americans by allowing Medicare to negotiate some drug prices and by limiting the amount of out-of-pocket drug costs for Medicare Part D patients.
GW Expert on Inflation Reduction Act Passage
Senate Democrats achieved what once appeared to be impossible over the weekend. All 50 Democratic senators stuck together to pass a sweeping bill through reconciliation that encompasses action on climate change, corporate taxes, healthcare, and more. The legislation salvages some…
Tulane expert available to comment on Senate vote on U.S. climate and tax bill
Tulane University climate change policy and politics expert Joshua Basseches is available to discuss the historic vote on the Inflation Reduction Act and how it will impact efforts to combat climate change. Basseches is the David and Jane Flowerree Professor…