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, Committee Consider Deputy Secretary of Energy Nominee
- Energy Committee Sends Haaland to Senate Floor with Bipartisan Vote
- ENR Committee releases Subcommittee Rosters and Leadership for the 117th Congress
- Manchin Praises Interior’s Investment in Coal Communities to Help Create Jobs and Revitalize Land
John Barrasso (R, WY)
- Barrasso: Mr. Turk Must Prioritize Policies that Include Energy Production from Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, & Uranium
- Barrasso: Rep. Haaland’s Extreme Policy Views & Lack of Substantive Answers Disqualify Her to Lead Interior
- Barrasso: The Biden Administration is Slamming the Door Shut on Transparent Rules and Regulations
- ENR Committee Releases Subcommittee Rosters and Leadership for the 117th Congress
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.