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HILL ENERGY BRIEFING: House Panel to Vote on Clean Energy Plan

Sept. 13, 2021, 10:09 AM

The House Energy and Commerce Committee plans today to consider its portion of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation measure, which contains $150 billion for the Department of Energy’s Clean Electricity Performance Program.

The proposal would provide $150 billion to help spur electric providers to add more clean energy through a system of payments and penalties for electric suppliers. The funding is designed to help meet the the White House’s signature climate goals of decarbonizing the electric grid by 2035. Republicans are expected to oppose the spending, Ari Natter reports.

The legislation, which will eventually be incorporated into the Democrats’ massive budget ...

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