According to Bloomberg, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is calling for a national energy policy that will promote the use of clean-energy technologies. This would include U.S. investment in advanced battery technologies, biofuels and efficient high-voltage transmission systems. Secretary Chu went on to say they are expecting wind and solar power may be able to compete with fossil fuels, without aid from government subsidies, within the next decade, rather than the three decades the U.S. Department of Energy was projecting earlier.
Support our work!
Subscribe by Email
Follow us on Twitter- @PublicCitizenTXMy Tweets
Popular TagsAir Quality Austin Austin Energy Barnett shale Carbon Dioxide clean air act Clean Energy climate change Coal coal plant CPS Energy electric reliability council of texas Energy Energy Efficiency Environmental Protection Agency EPA eye on williamson Global Warming green jobs Keystone Pipeline natural gas Nuclear Nuclear Power Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Citizen public citizen texas radioactive waste renewable energy Renewables Rick Perry San Antonio SEED Coalition Sierra Club solar solar power south texas chisme South Texas Project TCEQ Texas Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Texas Legislature texas progressive alliance Tom "Smitty" Smith United States Environmental Protection Agency wind
- One year since Citizens United v. FEC January 21, 2011 Rick Claypool
- The Midmorning Refill: Despite oil spill, runaway cars, Jersey Shore, 2010 may have not been the absolute worst year ever January 3, 2011 Dorry Samuels
- The Midmorning Refill: Nancy Pelosi says health care law will be her crowning achievement December 21, 2010 Joe Newman