The Energy Act features consensus provisions from the Senate’s American Energy Innovation Act (S. 2657) and the House’s Clean Economy Innovation and Jobs Act (H.R. 4447). Signed into law on December 27 as Divizion Z of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, it is the first comprehensive modernization of our nation’s energy policies in 13 years.
Joe Manchin (D, WV)
- Manchin Praises Senate Confirmation of Jennifer Granholm to be Secretary Of Energy
- Manchin Will Vote To Confirm Haaland
- Manchin, Energy Committee Reconvene To Consider Secretary Of The Interior Nominee
- Haaland Commits To Working With Chairman Manchin On West Virginia Priorities
John Barrasso (R, WY)
- Barrasso: President Biden Wants to Pull the Plug on American Energy Dominance. I Can’t Vote to Approve His Energy Secretary.
- Ranking Member Barrasso Questions Haaland on Answering Letter to DOI, ESA, National Parks Access, & Jobs
- Ranking Member Barrasso Questions Rep. Deb Haaland on Her Past Statements on Fossil Fuels and Cannabis
- Barrasso Questions Haaland on Energy Permits, Republicans Believing in Science, & Climate Effects of Leasing Ban
A quick sampling of what members, stakeholders, and the media have said in the past week about the Energy Act
Signed into law as Division Z of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. Learn more here.
The Energy Act prioritizes research, development, and demonstration of next-generation technologies that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector, industry, and buildings while keeping American energy affordable and globally competitive.