ClearPath In The News

2021/09/20 – The Hill
China seeks to extend critical minerals monopoly with help of Taliban
2021/09/16 – Houston Chronicle
Joe Manchin: The last of the oil and gas Democrats?
2021/09/16 – Politico
Movers and Shakers
2021/09/07 – Washington Examiner
Biden's buy American goals conflict with emissions reductions targets
2021/09/07 – Washington Examiner
Avoid Taliban-controlled critical mineral supply chains with American innovation
2021/08/24 – E&E
Electricity CO2 cuts may stall by 2026 — report
2021/08/19 – World Nuclear News
Utilities lead in US decarbonisation, says ClearPath
2021/08/11 – Washington Examiner
Republican Responses to IPCC Report
2021/08/10 – The Hill
The Energy Sector Innovation Credit Act is an industry game-changer
2021/08/09 – Morning Consult
ClearPath to a Clean Energy Future 2021: The Role of Utility Commitments on the Path to 2050
2021/08/06 – Washington Examiner
Power Sector Emission Reductions Get Harder
2021/08/03 – Politico
180+ groups urge Congress to include 45Q in BID
2021/08/02 – Houston Chronicle
'Clean' fossil fuels find support in infrastructure bill
2021/07/30 – Roll Call
Infrastructure bill would transform energy, but maybe not enough
2021/07/27 – Washington Examiner
Bipartisan Clean Energy Tax Credit Bill Out Today
2021/07/26 – E&E
Lawmakers to hear from clean energy group
2021/07/26 – The Ripon Advance
Gonzalez sponsors bill to grow American carbon-free steel production
2021/07/25 – CleanTechnica
Form Energy Reveals Iron-Air 100 Hour Storage Battery
2021/07/22 – Washington Examiner
Startup claims breakthrough on holy grail battery technology
2021/07/18 – Chemical and Engineering News
The life-or-death race to improve carbon capture
2021/07/18 – WV News
Carbon Capture Improvement Act Makes Sense
2021/07/09 – World Nuclear News
Viewpoint: Advanced reactor development makes rapid progress
2021/07/07 – The Center Square
Schweikert proposes reforms to environmental regulatory process
2021/06/29 – E&E
3 states overhaul CCS, oil and gas laws
2021/06/25 – The Ripon Advance
Curtis announces new Conservative Climate Caucus
2021/06/24 – Politico
ClearPath and CRES Support Launch of Conservative Climate Caucus
2021/06/23 – Politico
GOP launches Conservative Climate Caucus
2021/06/10 – Politico
Biden pitched a bold climate vision. He may be watching it die in Congress.
2021/06/03 – Washington Examiner
Wyoming's bet on small nuclear reactors could launch a new industry
2021/06/02 – Christian Science Monitor
Capturing carbon emissions: pragmatic solution or costly distraction?
2021/06/01 – She Thinks Podcast
Clean Energy Innovation: What Conservatives are Doing Right
2021/05/25 – Colorado Politics
Colorado can get to all-clean energy — affordably
2021/05/14 – E&E
Stefanik wants clean energy technologies, not regulation to address climate change
2021/05/04 – Politico
More than 40 energy & environment groups urge clean energy innovation investment
2021/05/01 – NewsmaxTV
Rich Powell talks about conservative climate solutions on NewsmaxTV
2021/04/28 – The Republic
Letter: Indiana is becoming America’s hydrogen innovation hub
2021/04/27 – E&E
Crapo, Whitehouse float technology-neutral credit
2021/04/27 – E&E
GOP fine-tunes energy message with eye on midterms
2021/04/26 – Washington Examiner
House GOP Retreat Details
2021/04/26 – Punchbowl News
Rich Powell to Speak about Energy and Climate at House GOP Annual Policy Retreat
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Clean Energy Tax Incentives Needed for Climate Change

ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on four key topics:

  1. A portfolio approach to clean energy innovation
  2. 45Q tax incentive for CCUS
  3. The Energy Sector Innovation Credit (ESIC) &
  4. Building on the bipartisan clean energy innovation record.

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ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, The Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy in a hearing entitled, “Combating Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific.”

ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, The Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy in a hearing entitled, “Combating Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific” on July 21, 2021. Rich’s testimony discussed the global landscape of the climate challenge, an innovation-driven agenda to scale up clean energy technology, and how to build on the recent, strong bipartisan clean energy innovation record investments and authorizations we have seen over the last several Congresses.

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ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the Senate Committee on The Budget in a hearing entitled, “The Cost of Inaction on Climate Change.”

ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the Senate Committee on the Budget in a hearing entitled, “The Cost of Inaction on Climate Change” on April 15, 2021. Powell highlighted the need to invest in targeted solutions by setting aggressive bipartisan goals, versus endlessly spending more federal dollars. And how the opportunity for investments in clean energy, like implementing the Energy Act of 2020, will produce tangible clean energy and global competitiveness benefits for Americans.

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ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies in a hearing entitled, “Strategies for Energy and Climate Innovation.”

On February 25, 2021, ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies in a hearing entitled, “Strategies for Energy and Climate Innovation.” Rich’s testimony level-set on clean energy investments today, touched on goal-oriented federal investments going forward and using the Energy Act of 2020 as a strategic roadmap, and looked at options to reduce U.S. industrial emissions.

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ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell on SHOWTIME series The Circus - conservative solutions to climate change

ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell joined Mark McKinnon for the SHOWTIME series The Circus highlighting clean energy innovation and how Republicans in Congress are leading on climate change solutions with more innovation, not burdensome regulation or taxation. “The most important thing we can do on climate change is decrease the cost of clean energy technologies in America so rapidly developing countries choose them instead of higher emitting options,” said Powell.

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ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the House E&C Subcommittee on Energy in a hearing entitled, “A Smarter Investment: Pathways to a Clean Energy Future.”

On February 18, 2021, ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the House E&C Subcommittee on Energy in a hearing on clean energy innovation, the power grid situation in Texas, a clean power future affordably and reliably, and reducing U.S. industrial emissions.

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ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell Testifies Before House Climate Select on How to Achieve Clean, Reliable, Affordable and Exportable Energy in the U.S.

Executive Director Rich Powell testified before the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on, “Creating a Climate Resilient America: Strengthening the U.S. Financial System and Expanding Economic Opportunity.” on October 1, 2020.

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ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell Testifies at House E&C Subcommittee on Energy Hearing, COVID-19 Impact on Energy Sector

ClearPath Executive Director Rich Powell testified as the Republican witness at the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy hearing, “Reviving our Economy: COVID-19’s Impact on the Energy Sector” on June 16, 2020.

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ClearPath Executive Director, Rich Powell testifies at House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Hearing

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water held a hearing on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 entitled, The Department of Energy’s Role in Addressing Climate Change.

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ClearPath Executive Director, Rich Powell testifies at the Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy Climate Change Hearing

The Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy held a hearing on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 entitled, Examining the Macroeconomic Impacts of a Changing Climate. Powell advocates for clean energy innovation.

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ClearPath Executive Director, Rich Powell testifies at House Budget Committee Climate Change Hearing

The House Budget Committee held a hearing on Wednesday, July 24 entitled, The Costs of Climate Change: From Coasts to Heartland, Health to Security. Powell advocates for clean energy innovation and getting the committee to focus on investment over spending.

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Rich Powell speaks on a panel at CERA Week on "Financing Innovation Across the Energy System"

Rich served on a panel at CERA Week 2019 about innovation, energy markets and moonshot goals.

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Rich Powell testifies before House Ways and Means Committee on the economic and health consequences of climate change

Jay Faison testifies before Senate Energy and Natural Resources hearing on the status and outlook of U.S. energy innovation

Jay detailed how U.S. clean energy innovation leadership can spur a pragmatic global climate strategy

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Rich Powell testifies before House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on climate change

An Expert Briefing on the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA)

A panel of experts discussed the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA), a comprehensive blueprint for the U.S. to once again lead the world in next-generation nuclear power. NELA addresses the lack of aggressive yet achievable milestones for U.S.-led advanced reactor technologies and of an overall long-term strategy for the direction of U.S. nuclear science and engineering research and development.

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Rich Powell testifies before House Energy Subcommittee on Department of Energy modernization

Rich advocated the need for “moonshot” clean energy technology goals

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Is China winning the clean energy innovation race?

At a Nov. 6, 2017 event sponsored by ClearPath, Rep. Ryan Costello and a panel of experts moderated by Axios energy reporter Amy Harder tackled the question of whether China was running fast in front of the U.S. in the clean energy innovation race and, if so, what can the U.S. do to catch up?

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Jay Faison testifies on advanced nuclear before Senate energy and water spending panel

Subcommittee hearing titled “The Future of Nuclear Power”

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Jay’s prepared testimony for Senate energy and water spending hearing

America has an opportunity to continue to lead the global market for clean, safe, affordable, reliable, proliferation-resistant advanced nuclear reactors …

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