The Latest On: Clean Energy
Kirti Datla, Director of Strategic Legal Advocacy, Earthjustice: “They explained that it would be, basically, a waste of time to look at these older regulations because the electricity sector had already met the targets in the Obama-era regulation a decade ahead of the schedule in that regulation, even though it never even went into effect.”
Danielle Fidler, Attorney, Clean Energy Program, Earthjustice: "The failure to plan ahead with the transmission system for the clean energy development to connect [to the grid] really threatens both the public policy requirements, but it also threatens reliability in the face of increasingly frequent extreme weather events and it really burdens customers with inefficient transmission."
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Abigail Dillen, President of Earthjustice: “When folks hear tax credits, they tend to think of only utilities and wind and solar power, which of course are hugely important. But this is a holistic package that accelerates clean energy across every sector of the economy.”