14 Feb '12, 1pm

Obama’s Budget Proposal a Win for Those Who Care about Clean Air, Clean Water, Livable Climate, & Jobs

Obama’s Budget Proposal a Win for Those Who Care about Clean Air, Clean Water, Livable Climate, & Jobs

The President’s budget calls for : A clean energy standard for electricity production, so that by 2035, 80 percent will be come from low-carbon sources like wind, solar, natural gas and nuclear $2.33 billion for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, a 29% increase $5 billion for the Office of Science, a 2.4% increase $1.2 billion for energy efficiency, including clean vehicle technologies $310 million for the SunShot Initiative for cost-competitive solar energy $95 million for wind energy $65 million for geothermal $350 million for the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) for transformative energy innovation research $770 million to develop small modular reactors Extended renewable energy tax credits NO additional funding for the loan guarantee program for clean energy projects that has been under attack by the GOP since solar company Solyndra ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/14/obama-budget-clean-ai...

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