Jan. 9 — Shutdown, schmutdown! The US Department of Energy has been busy over there in the catbird seat all during President* Trump’s shutdown debacle. Somehow the agency managed to secure its budget back in September. This whole time while other agencies have gone dark, DOE has been firing away on all pistons — including a series of pitches for renewable energy. In the latest development, this week DOE announced another $25 million in funding for advanced marine energy projects.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.