RTC Policy Roundtable Day One: Hydrogen Policy Landscape and RTC Opportunities.

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Hydrogen Policy Landscape and RTC Opportunities Roundtable discussion – March 30, 2022 Summary The first day of the Renewable Thermal Collaborative’s (RTC) two-day policy roundtable centered on policies to accelerate the deployment of green hydrogen, both through new programming from the Department of Energy (DOE) through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and additional […]

RTC Policy Roundtable Day Two: AMO and the Broader Renewable Thermal Policy Landscape

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AMO and the broader renewable thermal policy landscape Roundtable discussion – March 31, 2022 Summary The second day of the Renewable Thermal Collaborative’s (RTC) two-day policy roundtable centered on the programming of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and additional policies on the horizon in Congress that would broadly support renewable thermal […]

RTC Responds to DOE’s Hydrogen Hubs Request for Information

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On March 11, the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC) submitted a response to the U.S. Department of Energy Hydrogen Program’s Request for Information, providing information on the regional clean hydrogen hubs implementation strategy. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Public Law 117-58) provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to grow a sustainable, resilient, and equitable economy and that […]

RTC Responds to Michigan’s Draft MI Healthy Climate Plan

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Earlier this month, the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC) submitted comments to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and the Council on Climate Solutions’ draft MI Healthy Climate Plan. The RTC applauds Michigan’s commitment to achieve 100% economy-wide carbon neutrality by 2050 and values the effort and resources the state and its […]

RTC Responds to DOE’s Industrial Decarbonization Request for Information

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Last week, the Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC) submitted a response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office’s Request for Information, providing information about how renewable thermal technologies can enable emissions reductions in the industrial sector that will be critical to achieving the goal of net zero emissions by 2050. It is imperative to […]

Renewable Thermal Policy Principles

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Renewable Thermal Policy Principles The Renewable Thermal Collaborative supports policies to accelerate deployment of affordable and sustainable renewable thermal technologies. As renewable thermal buyers aiming to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, we need access to cost-effective, responsibly sourced, renewable and lower-carbon thermal energy solutions, including biomass, biogas, geothermal, landfill gas, renewable natural gas or biomethane, […]

Low-Carbon Renewable Thermal Technology Solutions: Policies to Support Development and Deployment

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While policy solutions have been implemented for decades to expand the development of and access to renewable electricity, low-carbon renewable thermal technologies in particular, and low-carbon technologies for industry in general, have not benefitted from such widespread policy support. In order to be effective, any framework to reduce GHG emissions must address thermal energy. In […]