ClearPath In The News

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
2021/04/25 – Washington Examiner
Without Trump, House Republicans huddle in Florida on 2022 messaging strategy
2021/04/23 – Washington Examiner
Conservative Clean Energy Group Plugs GOP Agenda
2021/04/19 – Grist
The details in Biden’s infrastructure plan that could bring Republicans to the table
2021/04/21 – Washington Times
Innovation is the political sweet spot for climate solutions
2021/04/16 – E&E
Companies announce world's first CO2-free gas plants
2021/04/14 – IHS Markit
Exact target of US Paris Treaty Nationally Determined Contribution remains in limbo
2021/04/05 – S&P Global
'Not bonkers': Hydrogen could give US nuclear plants new lease on life
2021/04/04 – The Hill
Give Republicans the climate credit they deserve
2021/03/29 – IHS Markit
CLEAN Future Act heads list of possible US congressional routes to energy transition
2021/03/24 – Washington Examiner
Clean Energy is Popular With Voters
2021/03/23 – E&E
Energy groups, greens push for action on storage credit
2021/03/22 – E&E
Biden and CCS: Plans, politics, pitfalls
2021/03/12 – Politico
Movers and Shakers
2021/03/12 – Climate One
The Political Reality of Climate Action
2021/03/10 – Keystone Policy Center
Consensus-based Decarbonization Policy
2021/03/10 – Devils Lake Journal
Legislation to Modernize 48A Tax Credit for Ccus Retrofit Projects
2021/03/10 – The Ripon Society
McMorris Rodgers leads GOP effort to upgrade, promote U.S. hydropower projects
2021/03/09 – Bloomberg
Lightbulb Efficiency Can be a Model for Bold Climate Action
2021/03/05 – Solar Tribune
Climate Change Policy: Technological Solutions and General R&D Funding
2021/03/02 – Reuters
US regulators look to license renewals to keep fleet active
2021/03/02 – Reuters
US nuclear community calls for billions more in R&D investment
2021/02/25 – Toledo Blade
Big day for Granholm, Kaptur as America stands at energy crossroads
2021/02/24 – Morning Consult
5 Bipartisan Clean Energy Policies for the 117th Congress
2021/02/23 – Scientific American
After Blackout, Questions Emerge on Future Greening of Texas’s Grid
2021/02/23 – E&E
Greg Walden launches consulting firm
2021/02/22 – Natural Gas World
Exxonmobil’s CCS Push [NGW Magazine]
2021/02/22 – E&E
Will Texas blackout offer coal a lifeline?
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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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