Clean energy investments will reduce electricity costs and create good jobs in America
WASHINGTON, DC, July 27, 2022 – Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national trade association of clean energy buyers and businesses, celebrated the federal budget agreement announced today by Senate leaders Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin, and released the following statement on behalf of its CEO, Nat Kreamer:
“At a time of acute inflation, this agreement represents a truly historic step towards lowering the energy bills of Americans and creating real energy independence. It is likewise a smart investment in our domestic advanced energy industry, creating tens of thousands of good jobs. We applaud Senator Schumer, Senator Manchin, and all of those involved in bringing this agreement to fruition. We look forward to reviewing the details of the bill and urge Congress to move swiftly towards passage.”
- Press Statement, July 25, 2022; AEE Calls on Congress To Work Through Differences and Pass a Reconciliation Package That Uses Clean Energy to Reduce Inflation
- Sign-on letter, May 13, 2022; National business group AEE delivers sign-on letter to Senate, White House on growing domestic manufacturing of advanced energy industry
- CEO Nat Kreamer blog post, April 12, 2022: For True Security from Dictators, America Needs to Become the Arsenal of Clean Energy
- Read AEE’s 2021 economic analysis on the impact of a federal clean energy stimulus.