Proposed Policy Reforms
Support transformative coal R&D programs
Under President Obama, the Department of Energy invested three times more into renewables than it did in its fossil energy department. A more balanced approach is needed to sustain the clean fossil energy momentum launched by fracking.
Research more applications
Coal is used in more than power plants. It’s unique properties make it widely used in manufacturing steel, cement, and many other commodities. Research shows coal can also be refined into other products, such as a clean-burning synthetic gas or metals for advanced electronics.