Pursuing Smart Energy Policies

During Energy & Commerce Markup, Kuster Urges Action to Curb Methane Emissions, Combat Climate Change

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**Watch the full Committee markup HERE** **Watch Rep. Kuster’s full remarks HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, participated in a full Committee markup of six bills, including the Kuster-backed Methane Waste Prevention Act. This bill would help improve air quality across the United States by requiring the EPA and Bureau of Land M...

Kuster Questions U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Granholm During Energy & Commerce Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full line of questioning is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), questioned U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm during a House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee hearing entitled, “The Fiscal Year 2022 DOE Budget." During the hearing, Kuster asked Secretary Granholm about the budg...

Kuster, Kelly, Welch, and Pingree Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Incentivize Efficient, Renewable Energy

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Annie Kuster (NH-02), Mike Kelly (PA-16), Peter Welch (VT-AL), and Chellie Pingree (ME-01) reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would incentivize the use of energy efficient biomass heaters in businesses instead of relying on fossil fuel energy. The Biomass Thermal Utilization (BTU) Act would amend the federal tax code to incentivize the use of energy-efficient...

Kuster, Colleagues Reintroduce Bicameral Bill to Lower Energy Costs, Create Jobs, Support Community Energy Projects

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**Kuster introduced a previous version of this legislation in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) reintroduced the Community Energy Savings Program Act of 2021 (CESP), legislation that would promote the expansion of clean energy projects in New Hampshire and across the country by providing low-interest financing to consumers and communities that want to make cl...

Kuster Highlights Need to Address Local Barriers to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing

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**The hearing focused on the Kuster-backed CLEAN Future Act to build a more resilient, more sustainable energy grid** **The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, "The CLEAN Future Act: Dr...

Kuster Highlights Work Advancing Clean Energy Policies in Congress at Dartmouth College Energy Conference

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Concord, N.H — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in Dartmouth College’s “Investing in our Energy Futures” virtual conference and discussed her work advancing clean energy policies. “We are at a critical moment for our nation’s energy future, and we have the opportunity to take bold, transformative steps forward to create a...

Kuster Urges Action to Ensure an Equitable Energy Future, Questions Energy Experts About Impact on Low-Income Communities in E&C Committee Hearing

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**The full E&C Energy Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Generating Equity: Deploying a Just and Clean Energy Future." The Subcommittee heard from energy sector experts about th...

Kuster Questions Power Sector Officials, Outlines Steps Forward to Build the Clean Energy Economy of the Future

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**The full E&C Energy Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **Rep. Kuster is also a member of the House Agriculture Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Energy Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, "The CLEAN Future Act: Power...

Kuster Leads 39 Colleagues in Letter to Biden Administration Urging Funding for Hydropower and River Conservation Efforts

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**The full letter is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Rep. Sean Casten (IL-06) led 39 colleagues in the House of Representatives in sending a letter to President Biden and Cabinet members urging the inclusion of funding to retrofit, rehabilitate, and remove dams, as outlined in the Stanford University uncommon dialogue, in the next infrastructure package...

Kuster Calls for Passage of Comprehensive, Momentous Infrastructure Legislation, Questions Former Officials on Dire Need for Infrastructure Investments

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**The full Committee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **Kuster is a member of the House Rural Broadband Task Force** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and House Rural Broadband Task Force, joined a full-committee hearing entitled, "LIFT America: Revitalizing our Nation's Infrastructure and E...