New York Times: "The Energy Transition is Underway. Fossil Fuel Workers Could Be Left Behind."

RFF Fellow Daniel Raimi discusses the nuances of the "energy community " definition in the Inflation Reduction Act.

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July 12, 2023

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Even with the bonus credit, clean energy investments might not reach the hardest-hit areas because a broad swath of regions meets the federal definition of an energy community, said Daniel Raimi, a fellow at Resources for the Future.

“If the intention of that provision was to specifically provide an advantage to the hardest-hit fossil fuel communities, I don’t think it’s done that,” Mr. Raimi said.

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