Low-Carbon Technologies

The U.S. is a leader in developing all-of-the-above, innovative and efficient clean energy technologies that can drive global emissions reductions.

May 24th, 2024
Blog

To celebrate the release of CRES Forum’s newest white paper, “Growing an Industry for Clean Hydrogen,” our team hosted a briefing and networking event, “Will Hydrogen Have its Moment?,” to convene industry leaders, congressional staff and key stakeholders to discuss the potential of hydrogen to reduce global emissions, as well as the challenges and opportunities […]

May 19th, 2024
Publication

Introduction Hydrogen has been dubbed the “Swiss army knife” of clean energy, given its potential to become a tool to cut emissions in key sectors, as well as to assert U.S. global energy leadership and increase our nation’s competitive edge. Given its unique attributes, it has the potential to greatly reduce emissions in hard-to-decarbonize industrial […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

February 2nd, 2022
Publication

This briefing paper is part of CRES Forum’s Understanding the Facts Series, providing substantive background information on why and how conservatives should lead on climate change policy. The issues and approaches are rooted in CRES Forum’s Conservative Climate Policy Directives. These directives were developed to help policymakers and the public better understand how policies can […]

April 13th, 2021
Blog

The same day President Biden unveiled an infrastructure plan that devoted $174 billion to building a national network of 500,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers—CRES Forum held a webinar to explore faster, smarter and less expensive ways to increase the share of EVs on the road, entitled, “Driving Innovation: How Can Private and Public Sectors Speed […]

March 2nd, 2021
Publication

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) capabilities need to be drastically expanded in order to meet the goal of keeping the global average temperature increase below 2°C. The IEA estimates that to achieve this target, the number of industrial scale carbon capture facilities needs to increase from the […]

September 15th, 2020
Blog

American innovation is undoubtedly the key to overcoming some of our nation’s most difficult challenges. Our innovation engine is made up of the government, providing guidance and support; the research community and academia, seeking new discoveries and building the knowledge base; the private sector, bringing those discoveries to the market in new and useful ways. […]

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