The House of Representatives has passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009 by a vote of 244 to 188. This legislation includes several measures to promote the use of renewable energy and provide improvements to the country’s transmission system.

“Action on this economic recovery package will create American jobs now, lay a foundation for long-term growth through clean energy, innovation and education, and includes strict accountability measures to ensure that taxpayer dollars are spent wisely and effectively,” says House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md.

According to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, the bill would provide the following: Read More