A Sustainable Approach

Infrastructure Advocacy

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The Business Council for Sustainable Energy advocates for energy and environmental policies that promote markets for clean, efficient, and sustainable energy products and services.

Building a modern energy system for the 21st century

To lead in the 21st century, the United States needs a modern energy system. Americans rely on reliable clean energy and the infrastructure it powers: cellular networks, pipelines, data centers, hospitals, first responders, and water and sewer treatment. Improved electric transmission and distribution infrastructure supports cleaner, more resilient, and affordable power and enables the transition to electric vehicles.


Strong and up-to-date energy infrastructure

Upgrading America’s infrastructure for resilience to more frequent and intense extreme weather

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Reduced energy burden

Supporting prosperity for all by keeping power prices low through efficient buildings and affordable energy

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Workforce development

Recruiting a diverse and qualified workforce with good-paying clean energy jobs

With the passage of the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Congress and President Biden have made a significant down payment on infrastructure to secure America’s future. BCSE’s advocacy efforts now focus on how the government can optimize implementation of these programs by sharing private sector expertise and experience to advance the energy transition, deliver economic benefits, and create a sustainable, low-carbon, and resilient future in the United States.

Over 3 million Americans earn a living in the clean energy economy, and these industries would support hundreds of thousands of new jobs with federal policy.

The U.S. clean energy industry had $240 billion in U.S. revenue in 2020 and should expand to continue serving world-wide demand.

America’s clean energy transformation has kept power prices low, supporting prosperity for all.

Related Policy Actions

  • BCSE Comments in Response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Proposed Rulemaking on the Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection (August 17, 2022)
  • BCSE Comments in Response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations Request for Information on Energy Storage Demonstration Projects (June 16, 2022)
  • BCSE Comments in Response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Request for Information Regarding Establishment of a Transmission Facilitation Program (June 13, 2022)
  • BCSE and FPCC Comments to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Request for Information on Energy Improvements at Public School Facilities (May 20, 2022)
  • BCSE Submission to the U.S. Department of Energy Request for Information on Designing Equitable, Sustainable and Effective Revolving Loan Fund Programs (May 6, 2022)
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  • BCSE Comments to the U.S. Department of Energy on 2022 Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs Implementation Strategy (March 21, 2022)
  • BCSE Comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation on the Development of Guidance for Electric Vehicle Charging Program and Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Program (January 28, 2022)

Market Trends & Factbook

The 2023 edition of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook provides up-to-date, accurate market intelligence about the broad range of industries that are contributing to the country’s move toward cleaner energy production and more efficient energy usage.

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