DOE’s Climate Justice Includes Minority Contracts For Clean Energy

September 8, 2021
The Energy Department’s (DOE) environmental justice (EJ) chief says officials must ensure contracts to advance various low-carbon technologies include minority-owned businesses, offering new details on the Biden administration’s implementation of its “Justice 40” initiative which seeks to address historical inequities. “I think because we are opening new markets for creating a new foundation for this technology, we need to ensure that we have supplier diversity,” DOE Deputy Director for Energy Justice Shalanda Baker said Aug. 31 at the department’s two-day...

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