Congress urged to ramp up DOE funding for emerging technologies

June 9, 2022
A range of industry, environmental and other groups are urging Congress to boost funds for the Energy Department’s (DOE) research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) of innovative energy solutions in fiscal year 2023, saying lawmakers must pair existing funds for late-stage technologies with increased funds to test emerging ones. Fifty organizations, including the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, signed on to a June 9 letter requesting “a significant and targeted increase in FY23 over...

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