Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Stalls in House, Jeopardizes Step Toward a Cleaner Future

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Earlier this month the U.S. Senate passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. The package included a host of priorities ranging from traditional infrastructure projects like roads, bridges, and transportation projects to forward looking innovations in areas like broadband deployment and cyber security.  Notably, the infrastructure package calls for the largest single investment in clean […]


CEN Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

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August 10, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – The Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, applauds the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) in the United States Senate. The bipartisan bill, which earned the support of 19 Republican members, promotes a clean energy future by cutting red tape […]


Conservative Energy Network, Allied Groups Urge Congress to Act on Carbon Management

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CEN CONTACT: Tyler Duvelius– tduvelius@conservativeenergynetwork.org August 5, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – Mark Pischea, president and CEO of the Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, today released the following statement in response to CEN signing onto a letter urging Congress to include targeted carbon capture […]


The Truth on Energy Infrastructure: Regulatory Reform as Important as Cash

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Infrastructure News Opinions

Last week President Biden unveiled his hefty new infrastructure proposal labeled the “American Jobs Plan” with a price tag of over $2.2 trillion dollars. The usual suspects found in any infrastructure bill are there: roads, bridges, ports, and transit systems. Beyond those, the President also aims to tackle drinking water, broadband, and supply chains. At […]


Big Opportunity in Texas for CO2 Capture

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Infrastructure News Opinions

The Texas legislature is considering HB1284 and SB450, a set of bills that will empower the state to begin approving permits for the use of Class VI wells for carbon capture and storage. Class VI wells are those designed to inject CO2 deep into the earth for long-term storage. Currently, these approvals are handled by […]


Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack Reveals Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

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May 11, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – Mark Pischea, president and CEO of the Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations,  today made the following statement in response to the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack. “Unfortunately, cyberattacks are a new form of warfare that are not going away. America’s energy independence […]


Including Grid Investments in Future Infrastructure Plans

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Homepage Infrastructure News Opinions

By Landon Stevens If the devastating impacts of winter storm Uri in Texas last month showed us anything, it is that there are gaping holes in grid infrastructure that need to be addressed to increase resiliency and keep the lights on in any condition. In Washington, President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package just made its […]


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