FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2020
Contact: Laura Tierney
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Clean Energy Coalition Welcomes Introduction of the American Energy Innovation Act
Bipartisan Package Sets the Stage for Continued Clean Energy Transformation
Washington, DC – Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) President Lisa Jacobson issued the following statement regarding the release of energy legislation put forward today by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee:
“The BCSE commends Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-WV) for their leadership in advancing energy legislation that will help to keep the clean energy transformation going – fueled by a diverse portfolio of energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy.
“The bi-partisan introduction of the American Energy Innovation Act demonstrates Congress’ commitment to continued innovation in the U.S. energy sector.
“It has been over a decade since meaningful federal energy legislation has been enacted. BCSE welcomes the opportunity to review the legislation and as it moves through the legislative process and will work to ensure that it supports the deployment of clean energy for power generation, energy storage, building efficiency and transportation.”
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