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Emily Pontecorvo

Emily Pontecorvo is a reporter at Grist.

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Heatmap: Biden’s One Tax Credit to Rule Them All

Posted by Emily Pontecorvo on Dec 14, 2023

Heatmap reports on the Inflation Reduction Act's 45X tax credit, quoting United's Harry Godfrey on how this pillar program within the law directly supports advanced energy technologies and benefits U.S. manufacturers producing components up and down their supply chains.

This year may forever be remembered as the start of the American clean energy manufacturing boom.

Since the beginning of 2023, companies have announced more than 150 separate investments in new and expanded factories to manufacture solar panels, wind turbines, batteries, and other clean energy technologies in the U.S., for a total pledged outlay of nearly $60 billion, according to tracking by the nonpartisan group E2. And these factories won’t just be assembling the final products. Entire supply chains have arrived on shore.

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Topics: Federal Policy, United In The News, Manufacturing and Infrastructure, Harrison Godfrey

Grist: FERC May Finally Help the Public Understand WTF it Does

Posted by Emily Pontecorvo on Jan 8, 2021

Grist explained how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission can become more transparent, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis on what a new Office of Public Participation could mean for underrepresented communities. Read excerpts below and the full piece here.

If you’ve heard of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, commonly referred to as FERC, but have no idea what it does, I don’t blame you. FERC is one of the most arcane government agencies we have in the United States. Generally tasked with regulating interstate energy infrastructure like pipelines, its proceedings are incredibly technical and confusing... 

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Topics: United In The News