What to Expect of Obama on Clean Tech

Moresco, Justin
January 2009
Red Herring;1/20/2009, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the bills with clean-technology provisions that will be developed by U.S. President Barack Obama administration. The stimulus package would provide $20 billion in tax cuts for alternative energy and research and development on energy conservation and efficiency. The other legislation dealing with clean technology will be a new energy bill, according to Michael Eckhart of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). Experts believe the administration will begin working on a climate bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


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