Holland & Knight's Government Clean Tech Update: October 2019
Welcome to the first issue of Holland & Knight's Government Clean Tech Update, where we'll distill the most important clean tech updates and government-related market trends and developments from the past few months, and summarize what they mean for clean technology companies and investors.
Among the most significant developments during the third quarter of 2019 is a spate of hearings and legislative action around mitigating and adapting to climate change. This includes the introduction and passage through committee of the Senate's Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill, which included a 17 percent increase over FY 2019 funding levels for clean tech programs. This issue also outlines 21 bills that address all aspects of the energy system as well as other key happenings from around the government.