Biden Sets Sweeping Net-Zero Procurement Goals For Clean Power, ZEVs

December 8, 2021
President Joe Biden in a new executive order (EO) is targeting a major shift in federal government spending toward clean energy and various other low-carbon products, aiming to leverage the government’s massive vehicle and building footprint to spur broader efforts to combat climate change. In a Dec. 8 EO titled “Catalyzing Clean Energy Industries and Jobs through Federal Sustainability,” the president outlines five goals for agencies, including to achieve net-zero emissions from federal procurement by 2050. Other goals focus on...

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