Policy

The CEBN works to advance the clean energy economy through policies at the state, federal, and international levels that encourage innovation in and expansion of cleaner, more efficient, more affordable, and more resilient energy solutions. Learn more about our policy work in the categories below.

FEDERAL INVESTMENT

FEDERAL INVESTMENT

The CEBN works to advance federal policies that drive market-based approaches to accelerate the nation’s transition to cleaner, more efficient sources of energy. We encourage investments in critical programs to spur energy innovation and U.S. competitiveness in the global clean energy economy. Our efforts include enaction and implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act (2022)--which included long-term tax incentives and grants for clean energy, along wtih the CHIPS+ innovation and R&D package.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

INFRASTRUCTURE

The CEBN works to advance the use of cleaner, more efficient, more affordable, and more resilient energy solutions. We encourage government leadership and corporate action on sustainability and clean energy procurement. Our efforts include the enaction and implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (2021) and creation of FEMA's Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities program.

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JUST TRANSITION

JUST TRANSITION

The CEBN supports efforts across federal, state, and local governments to ensure that the clean energy transition⁠—and the benefits and opportunities that come with it⁠—include historically underrepresented and frontline communities such as communities of color. CEBN is committed to engaging in intentional efforts to make the clean energy economy more inclusive, diverse, and equitable.

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OTHER

OTHER

While CEBN is primarily focused on federal level policies, at the state and international levels we also work to promote the exchange of information on opportunities and barriers to clean energy deployment, along with international trade and export initiatives impacting clean energy. As other policy opportunities arise, the CEBN works to advance the interests of the clean energy industry.

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highlights

Press Releases | Federal Investment

August 16, 2022

Press Release: With President Biden’s Signature on the Inflation Reduction Act, Clean Energy Enters New Era

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Press Releases | Federal Investment

July 27, 2022

Press Release: BCSE & CEBN Applaud Senate Passage of CHIPS and Science Act, Including Support for Cleantech Innovation

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Blog | Federal Investment

May 18, 2022

CEBN Dial-In 2022: Clean Energy Businesses Profiles

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Blog | Federal Investment

August 5, 2022

Five Things to Know About the Inflation Reduction Act

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Blog | Federal Investment

April 4, 2022

Breaking Down the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: An Introduction to BIL

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Blog | Just Transition

October 5, 2022

Telkes Fellows Visit DC For Meetings with Congress, Department of Energy and White House

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