Sparring Grows Over Clean Electricity Program Amid Senate Pushback

September 20, 2021
Observers are questioning whether key elements of House Democrats’ proposed incentives and fees to spur clean electricity will comply with Senate budget procedures allowing passage on a party-line vote, while a key senator is reportedly pushing to weaken the plan. The threats to the proposed Clean Electricity Performance Program (CEPP) come as supporters are touting analysis claiming it would boost the effectiveness of other climate policies, particularly measures aimed at boosting clean manufacturing in energy-reliant communities. More broadly, signs are...

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