Bingaman Pushing Efficiency, Clean Energy Financing

February 2011
Energy Daily;2/1/2011, Issue 21, p5
The article reports that U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Jeff Bingaman is looking to pass bills to raise the energy efficiency of appliances, homes and commercial buildings, provide a predictable stream of financing for new clean energy projects and spur deployment of clean energy manufacturing facilities in the U.S. The bills will draw from legislation approved by his panel in 2009 and 2010 with strong bipartisan support. He also wants to move new oil spill legislation modeled on a bipartisan bill.


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