ENERGY ACT’S IMPACT: A recent study by Resources for the Future found that funding for research, development and demonstration in advanced energy technologies (carbon capture, advanced nuclear and direct air capture to name a few) mirroring those under last year’s Energy Act would have a number of social benefits outnumbering costs, including on electricity consumer costs, health and climate — from 7 to 10 times the costs of the technologies. Read the study here.
Morning Energy Newsletter: Energy Act's Impact
A new study on the benefits and costs of advanced energy technologies is featured in POLITICO's Morning Energy newsletter.
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The Value of Advanced Energy Funding: Projected Effects of Proposed US Funding for Advanced Energy Technologies
Expert analysis and RFF modeling show that authorizing funding for key technologies under the Energy Act of 2020 would create significant societal benefits from 2040-2060. Combined with a clean energy standard, a majority of these benefits would come from lower consumer electric bills.