WASHINGTON, D.C. – Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today applauded the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology for advancing key legislation for clean energy. Bills included H.R. 2986 (Better Energy Storage Technology Act), H.R. 4230 (Clean Industrial Technology Act), H.R. 5374 (Advanced Geothermal Research and Development Act), H.R. 5428 (Grid Modernization Research and Development Act), and H.R. 5760 (Grid Security Research and Development Act). CRES Executive Director Heather Reams released the following statement:
“The progress made today by the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology to advance key legislation on energy storage and geothermal energy research as well as electric grid modernization are crucial steps forward in the quest to meet our country’s energy and environmental challenges and opportunities. Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) has supported these bipartisan initiatives and looks forward to their approval in the full House. Elevating public investment in these areas will accelerate innovation and prepare for the energy needs of the future in clean and sustainable ways. Kudos to Committee Chair Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) for their leadership on these important initiatives.”
Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) engages Republican policymakers and the public about responsible, conservative solutions to address our nation’s energy, economic, and environmental security while increasing America’s competitive edge.