House Appropriators Hear Calls To Create New DOD Clean Energy Office

March 17, 2021
Former Pentagon and military officials are urging House appropriators to take steps to ensure the Defense Department (DOD) plays a leading role in modernizing the grid to achieve climate policy goals, including creating a new office to coordinate clean-energy innovation and climate research as well as a fund to deploy new technologies. “Too often, improved energy and climate technologies do not make it beyond what some call the ‘Valley of Death’ in technology deployment because there is no acquisition requirement...

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