Innovation

Continued innovation will not only develop the next generation of affordable technologies needed to rapidly reduce, capture, and store greenhouse gas emissions, but also continue to grow a clean energy economy that already supports millions of clean energy jobs across the United States.

October 31st, 2023
Blog

Investment tax credits are designed to reduce the cost of technologies and practices and incentivize private investment, resulting in adoption. Section 48 of the tax code provides an investment tax credit specifically for property in the energy sector including qualified small wind, waste energy recovery, qualified biogas and microgrid controllers. Section 48 had previously allowed …

Right on Energy: Section 48 Investment Tax Credit for Energy Storage Read More

October 11th, 2023
News

CRES Forum Vice President of Policy and Research Richard Campbell penned the following piece for the Washington Times National Clean Energy Week Special Edition: Hydrogen has been discussed for decades as a possible fuel source to produce cleaner, American-made energy. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) designated approximately $8 billion for the development of …

Hydrogen by wire: Reducing the pipeline conundrum Read More

September 6th, 2023
Blog

We’re excited to launch a new blog here at CRES Forum, Right on Energy. We’ll regularly feature responsible policy solutions to timely energy and climate issues that are top of mind for us. Whether it’s novel policy proposals, recently enacted legislation, or the United States’ role in international policymaking, CRES Forum will highlight conservative policy …

Right on Energy: Responsible Policy Analysis and Responsible Tax Credits Read More

August 22nd, 2023
Blog

To kick off August recess, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum took part in the Conservative Climate Foundation’s (CCF) 2nd Annual Communicators Retreat in Charleston, South Carolina. In attendance were over 70 U.S. House and Senate communicators, industry leaders, and partners uniquely positioned to champion an energy approach that lowers global carbon emissions, strengthens …

Recap: CRES Forum Participates in Conservative Climate Foundation’s 2nd Annual Communicators Retreat   Read More

July 17th, 2023
Blog

ESS, Inc., a global manufacturer of long-duration energy storage systems headquartered outside Portland, OR, has partnered with LEAG, a German energy provider, to develop a clean energy hub for Germany.  The project will utilize ESS’ American-designed and manufactured iron flow battery system to help transform a coal-dependent region in Germany into a renewable powerhouse.   LEAG …

Clean Energy Hub Partnership Strengthens U.S. Energy Leadership   Read More

June 7th, 2023
Blog

ExxonMobil and Nucor recently announced a new partnership to capture, transport, and store 800,000 metric tons of CO2 per year from Nucor’s steel manufacturing plant in Louisiana.   Nucor’s plant produces direct reduced iron, a raw material used to make high-quality steel products like cars and appliances. This agreement will not only support Louisiana’s objective of …

ExxonMobil and Nucor Enter Partnership to Reduce Carbon Emissions  Read More

January 31st, 2023
Publication

Industrial emissions have been steadily on the rise and could soon exceed emissions in the power sector as it continues its successful decarbonization efforts. As demand for industrial commodities grows in developing nations, it matters where these goods are produced. In the U.S., manufactured products are 40% more carbon efficient than the world average. Therefore, …

Issue Brief: Reducing Industrial Emissions Read More

September 26th, 2022
Publication

The key to making the most of zero-carbon electricity When the energy produced by renewable technologies such as solar photovoltaic panels or wind turbines exceeds demand, which often happens during Spring and Summer months when there is abundant sunshine, that output is reduced, or curtailed. In short, these resources are taken offline. The production of …

Issue Brief: Long-Duration Energy Storage Read More

May 2nd, 2022
Publication

Key Findings The U.S. plastics industry is a major contributor to the American economy, supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs. American industry has been a global leader in plastics production, which reduces food waste and improves energy efficiency in transport, compared to substitutes that would be used to perform the same economic function. Global demand …

U.S. Plastics Manufacturing Offers Opportunities for Global Emissions Read More

February 4th, 2022
Press Release

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum today launched the first installment in a new series of white papers examining the most critical climate and clean energy issues. The paper, titled “Why U.S. Climate Policy Must Focus on Addressing Global Emissions,” kicks off the “Understanding the Facts” series, which is intended to help form a …

CRES Forum Unveils Conservative Climate Policy Series, “Understanding the Facts” Read More

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