The stimulus bill splits funding for the nation’s electric grid into two separate pots, with $11 billion for the so-called “smart grid” — an umbrella term referring to a more efficient, digitally managed power delivery system — and $10 billion for power transmission. But as the Center for American Progress pointed out this week in [...]
The Senate is continuing its work on the stimulus package recently passed by the House of Representatives. Both the Senate and the House agree on many of the renewable energy components of the proposed legislation, but several differences remain. For more details on the specific provisions in the pending bill, Click Here.
In the Op-Ed section of today's Washington Post, President Obama repeated his goal of doubling the United States' alternative energy capacity within three years. The President penned the article himself in a plea to Congress that it pass the pending stimulus bill quickly. Read More