Clean Energy Options for the Stimulus
04.13.2020 - By Energy 360°
In this week’s Energy 360, Energy Program Director Sarah Ladislaw talks with Dan Reicher (Stanford's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance) about clean energy options in the economic stimulus packages. Dan was a member of the Obama administration's transition team, which passed a $90 billion clean energy stimulus package. They discuss what lessons could be learned from previous stimulus packages and what new options the Congress and Administration have to revive the economy which could also promote clean energy and address climate change impacts.
Dan is the founding executive director of Stanford's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, formerly Google's director of climate and energy initiatives, DOE assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy and the Department’s chief of staff in the Clinton administration, and a member of the Obama administration's transition team and Secretary of Energy Advisory board. He recently wrote the op-ed, Turning the Virus into a Virtue — for the Planet.