Paul Ryan

Changing Winds on Ways and Means: PTC Future Uncertain

November 12, 2015 by NRDC Switchboard

Whoever ends up chairing the Ways and Means committee will have an opportunity to take action on these important credits that bring huge benefits per dollar spent - let's hope they embrace that opportunity to support America's clean energy future.[read more]

2 Budgets: One Presents Clean Energy Vision, Other Guts Environmental Protection

March 16, 2013 by Frances Beinecke

If you are one of the hundreds of millions of Americans who rely on environmental and public health protections, then the new House and Senate budget proposals should interest you.[read more]

The Romney-Ryan Energy Plan by the Numbers

August 30, 2012 by Bill Chameides

Oil, gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, efficiency. Which are the Republican hopefuls’ priorities? The Romney energy blueprint is a mix of policy points and criticisms of the Obama administration along with “Did You Know?” sections comprised of quotations from sources ranging from the Manhattan Institute to the New York Times. It turns out that the white paper devotes more space to the quotations than to Team Romney’s own statements.[read more]

Continuing Resolution An Early Glimpse of a Complicated Clean Energy Landscape

April 14, 2011 by Cai Steger

With the dust settling in the multi-month fiscal 2011 federal budget drama, now may be a good time to take stock of its expected impact on the renewables industry, and what this could mean for the future.  Federal policy remains a prominent driver of growth in the U.S. renewables and energy efficiency sectors, and these past few...[read more]

Budget Deal Cuts Innovation Investments

April 13, 2011 by Breakthrough Institute

A budget compromise to fund the government through the remainder of Fiscal Year 2011 would reduce federal energy innovation investments by 10 percent relative to 2010 funding levels. At the same time, the Continuing Resolution would make across the board cuts to each of the major non-defense research agencies. The House Appropriations...[read more]

Ryan's Budget Proposes Cuts to Energy Innovation Investments

April 10, 2011 by Breakthrough Institute

Last Tuesday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released his fiscal year 2012 budget proposal, a plan that would strip federal funding for energy innovation. If enacted, the budget would seriously threaten the country's clean energy competitiveness and damage innovation, the engine of economic growth. The following is excerpted...[read more]