The Industrial Innovation Initiative prepared a response to EPA’s request for information to support programs to lower embodied greenhouse gas emissions associated with construction materials and products.
What does ‘green’ procurement mean? Initiatives and standards for cement and steel.
Green purchasing, or procurement, is one of the most effective policy measures to drive important early demand for low-emission cement, concrete and steel. Along with other enabling policies, green procurement can help accelerate progress toward net-zero emissions in industrial sectors.
Advancing the market for clean energy technologies and low-carbon products
I3 responds to the Office of Clean Energy Demonstration's Request for Information on the Use of Demand-side Support for Clean Energy Technologies.
Our Work: I3 Responds to Federal Requests for Information
To help shape implementation of the IRA, the General Services Administration, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service have released formal requests for information and comment. The Industrial Innovation Initiative submitted responses to four such requests, providing the industrial perspective on what additional guidance, clarity, or support is necessary for the effective implementation of industrial provisions within the IRA.
One Year Later: Celebrating the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
It has been one year since the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) was signed into law. Public and private stakeholders alike have been hard at work over the last year developing and submitting applications for funding support within the law.
Laying the Foundation of Cement and Concrete Decarbonization
Decarbonizing the industrial sector has long been challenging due to the number of different subsectors and the variety of emissions sources. This is the first post in a series that will break down the complexities of industrial emissions by walking through the top four industrial subsectors and how we can decarbonize them. First up, decarbonizing our concrete landscape.
Industrial Innovation: The Wins & The Work Still Ahead
Through Executive Orders, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and the Inflation Reduction Act, the movement to cut climate damaging emissions from our industrial sector secured several monumental wins – but there is still work to be done.
President Biden Signs Landmark Inflation Reduction Act
Today President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law, marking a historic investment in the solutions necessary to meet our midcentury climate goals. This package will set the stage for unprecedented emissions reductions from the vital, yet challenging, industrial sector.
House Passes Inflation Reduction Act
Today’s passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 by Congress marks a monumental investment in the solutions necessary to achieve U.S. climate goals. This package will set the stage for private investment, protect energy communities, support family-sustaining jobs, and spur emissions reductions from the vital, yet challenging, industrial sector.
Senate Passes Inflation Reduction Act
Senate Democrats passed historic budget reconciliation legislation. We urge the House of Representatives to swiftly pass this package, investing in our nation’s industries and supporting family-sustaining jobs.