Clean Energy, EV Infrastructure Plan Advanced by House Panel

Sept. 14, 2021, 7:07 PM

A House energy panel advanced $150 billion for a clean electricity performance program and a $13.5 billion electric vehicle infrastructure plan as part of Democrats’ tax and spending legislation.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a portion of the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation measure (S. Con. Res. 14) Tuesday, after resuming a markup that began a day earlier. The vote for the energy section was 30-27, with Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) the only Democrat to vote against the measure.

Wind turbines in a forest.
Photographer: Piotr Malecki/Bloomberg

Under the measure, the Energy Department could use $150 billion in grants as incentives for utilities to reach ...

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