Thursday Briefing: Advancing Gas Turbine Technology

We invite you to a lunch briefing on H.R. 2961, a bill that will enhance research and development of efficient gas turbine engines. The lunch will be held on Thursday, February 25th, from 11:45am to 1:15pm in Rayburn B-354. A panel of speakers from the Gas Turbine Association will be there to expand on the importance of this legislation and answer any questions you may have relating to the gas turbine industry.

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Protect Net Metering in Your State

The increasing affordability of solar power, the cost of which has dropped by half since 2010, paired with critical pro-growth state level policies, has resulted in the rapid emergence of residential scale rooftop solar systems. In fact, through the end of 2014, more than 600,000 homes and businesses had installed on-site solar.

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Support FY 2017 Funding for Weatherization

We invite you to sign-on to a letter to the Energy and Water Subcommittee supporting the President’s Budget Request for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and the State Energy Program (SEP) for Fiscal Year 2017. The letter requests $230 million for WAP and $70 million for SEP.

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Sign Letter to EPA Regarding Methane Emmissions

As the Obama Administration enters its final stretch, there is work left to do in order to achieve the goals of the Climate Action Plan (CAP). Importantly, action to curb methane emissions, a greenhouse gas considered twenty-five times more powerful over the short-term than carbon dioxide, is necessary to meet CAP targets.

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