CEBN in the News

A Moonshot Energy Innovation Initiative Could Help Rebuild Our Economy

Real Clear Energy, October 2020

Andy Barnes, Director of Policy and Communications at the CEBN, and John Buttles, President of Texas Wind Tower, authored an op-ed discussing the need for rapid clean energy innovation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Texas Wind Tower, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is developing tall wind turbine technology to capture higher wind speeds and generate more electricity.

The op-ed is available at RealClearEnergy.org.

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For Energy and Climate, Don’t Forget About One of America’s Most Important Resources

Real Clear Energy, March 2020

Lynn Abramson, President of the CEBN, and Bill and Sue Easter Co-Founders of Semplastics authored an op-ed advocating for federal funding in research and development and advancing innovative climate solutions.

Semplastics, headquartered in Oviedo, Florida, is supplying precision plastic engineered components to a broad range of industries.

The op-ed is available at RealClearEnergy.org.

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We Can Clean the Air While Growing the Industrial Economy

The industrial sector is an important and growing producer and end user of America’s vast energy supplies.  How can the U.S. continue to accelerate economic growth in our major industrial centers without a corresponding increase in energy demand?

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SBIR: The Most Impactful Energy Program You’ve Never Heard Of

October 3, 2019 | Morning Consult — In a Morning Consult op-ed, CEBN President Lynn Abramson and Flash Steelworks Founder Gary Cola discuss the importance of the federal Small Business Innovation Research program–and ways to make it even more accessible to the small businesses it is intended to serve.

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Bringing the Heat: Geothermal Making Inroads as Baseload Power

May 1, 2019 | POWER Magazine — Darrell Proctor, Associate Editor at POWER Magazine covers the growth of geothermal energy. The article features Kay Aikin, Introspective Systems’ CEO, was among business leaders selected by the Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN)—a group of more than 3,000 business leaders from all 50 states working in the clean energy economy—to participate in meetings with members of Congress in March to discuss the need to protect and grow federal funding for the DOE and clean energy innovation overall.

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Congress Should Help Energy Innovators Power Technologies, Economy of the Future

March 15, 2019 | Morning Consult — In a Morning Consult op-ed, CEBN President Lynn Abramson makes the case to continue to invest in energy innovation through Department of Energy programs that have already led to breakthroughs in the energy sector.

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Clean Energy and Sustainability at GW

February 6, 2019 | EINPresswire.com — The Association of Energy Engineers National Capital Chapter and Leaders in Energy will host the Fifth Annual CWEEL Clean Energy and Sustainability Extravaganza on February 15.

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Second Annual National Clean Energy Week Kicks Off with High Profile Leaders and Expanded Programming in 2018

September 24, 2018 | PRNewswire — National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as “a veritable who’s who of the Clean Energy World,” kicked off its second inaugural celebration in Washington, D.C. on Monday.

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The Key to A Clean Energy Economy? Incubators, Deals, & Attention

Xconomy | June 28, 2018 — Businesses and individual consumers are increasingly tapping into solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources, in part thanks to the scientists and engineers who are developing new and more efficient ways of utilizing these energy sources.

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National Clean Energy Week Kicks Off With "Veritable Who’s Who of the Clean Energy World"

PR Newswire | September 26, 2017 — National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) kicked off its inaugural celebration in Washington, D.C. on Monday with what Politico described as “a veritable who’s who of the Clean Energy World.”

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Executive Director Lynn Abramson Interview on Green Connections Radio Podcast

September 2017 | Green Connections Radio — Joan Michelson discusses evolving bipartisan support for advancing clean energy and how business is playing a role in this shift in a conversation with CEBN President Lynn Abramson.

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Ayotte Wants GOP to Move from Climate Debate to Collaboration

August 31, 2017 | Morning Consult — Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) said both political parties should move past polarizing debates on climate change and focus instead on working together to develop energy technologies such as battery storage and grid modernization.

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