Monday's energy & environment stories

Ben Geman, author of Generate
Sep 13, 2021 - Energy & Environment

Ad wars intensify as Democrats' green energy plans take shape

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Environmentalists and industry groups are launching fresh media buys as congressional Democrats craft plans to expand green energy incentives and spending while imposing new or higher fees on oil companies.

Driving the news: The League of Conservation and Climate Power has begun $6 million in new TV and digital ad spending that try to bolster four Senate Democrats and around 20 House members.

Ben Geman, author of Generate
Sep 13, 2021 - Energy & Environment

A new residential solar push with a justice focus

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

A broad coalition is pushing Congress to make a key residential solar incentive more available to the low-income and communities of color.

Driving the news: Residential Renewables for All brings together around 350 organizations and individual advocates, including environmental groups, civil rights organizations and renewables companies.