Support integrated research, development, demonstration, and deployment of clean energy technologies to achieve net zero goals that ensure all Americans have and retain access to affordable, reliable energy while promoting good paying clean energy jobs, domestic manufacturing, resilient supply chains, and benefits to disadvantaged communities. U.S. clean energy activities in key technology areas will have strategies with innovation and deployment targets that would advance progress on achieving emissions reductions of 50 percent by 2030 compared to 2005 levels and net zero emissions by 2050.
- Elevate and integrate key technologies: Elevate no less than three key technology areas as prioritized and integrated Departmental initiatives.
- Implement the Energy Earthshots: Complete 15 major Energy Earthshot implementation deliverables.
- Catalyze non-federal engagement: Catalyze cost sharing and engagement through execution of BIL/IRA financial assistance mechanisms.
- Embed quality job, community capacity building, and equity throughout technology innovation: Report on financial assistance mechanisms that compared to 2020 contain greater requirements for advancing quality jobs, equity, and/or meaningful engagement.