Recorded on December 6, 2022The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) includes nearly $370 billion in federal incentives – an historic sum to accelerate the deployment of clean energy, electrify transportation, and make homes and buildings more efficient and less reliant on fossil fuels. Whether it succeeds, however, depends on what happens at the state level.
Recorded on September 27, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has been hailed as not only the most expansive piece of climate legislation ever to pass the U.S. Congress, but also a landmark piece of industrial policy. With unprecedented direct investments in advanced energy manufacturing, and incentives to spur demand for U.S.-made EVs, solar panels, batteries, and more, the Act is designed to revitalize American industry. But will it?
Recorded on September 30, 2021
Electrification is transforming the automotive industry: traditional automakers are retooling their factories and supply chains to build electric vehicles (EVs), while startups are taking EV production to new states like California, Nevada, and Arizona. Opportunity abounds for new companies, new workers, and new locations to get into the game. But what policies are needed to make sure this transition to EVs is a success for both businesses and workers? In this webinar, recorded live on September 30, 2021, U.S. Representative Donald McEachin and a panel of industry and labor experts weighed in on the prospects for U.S. dominance of the global EV market.
Recorded on August 5, 2021
Advanced energy is a $240 billion industry in the U.S., and under infrastructure and clean energy proposals now before Congress, it stands to grow. But, with globalized supply chains, will this growth translate to jobs and expansion in American manufacturing?