Energy

America is in the midst of a true energy revolution. After decades of fear over potential energy scarcity, we are now in an era of energy abundance, driven by technological innovation and American know-how.

But will we have the wisdom to capitalize on this opportunity? If we develop smart policies, we can use affordable and abundant energy to launch a manufacturing revival, improve our trade deficit, effectively increase household spending power, and revitalize America’s economy.

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Our Priorities

Our goal is to foster a commonsense energy strategy to help keep America secure, prosperous, and clean. 

Priorities

Facilitate the construction of new energy infrastructure
  • Streamline the permitting process while ensuring safe and environmentally responsible projects. 
  • Ensure a regulatory process that provides transparency, predictability, and consistency.
Maintain and enhance America’s energy security through expanded domestic production and investments in energy technology innovation
  • Increase access for production of domestic natural gas, oil, and wind by finalizing a comprehensive offshore energy program. 
  • Enact legislation to direct government research and encourage private investment in the technologies of tomorrow, including energy storage, carbon capture utilization and storage, and advanced nuclear. 

Recent Activity

EventApr 22, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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EnergyInnovates: CCUS and Carbon Removal Policy Trends

Innovation is driving America’s energy future. This event series features discussions about the projects, policies and technologies that are shaping our energy landscape—and laying the groundwork to solve global challenges. We're all in. Are you?

Press ReleaseApr 22, 2021 - 8:30am

U.S. Chamber Statement on Biden Climate Goal

Marty Durbin, Senior Vice President of Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s announced climate goal. 

Press ReleaseApr 20, 2021 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Statement on House Republican Energy Innovation Agenda

Global Energy Institute President Marty Durbin issued the following statement on the House Republican Energy Innovation Agenda:

ReportApr 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Brazil

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Brazil-United States Business Council (BUSBC) offers recommendations on expanded priorities including collaboration to combat the global pandemic, a new digitized economy, "green" energy, environmental protection, and initiatives to build on 2020’s important, but incomplete, bilateral trade agreement.

ReportApr 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Egypt

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Egypt Business Council offers recommendations to enhance the U.S.-Egypt economic relationship.

Letters to CongressApr 13, 2021 - 4:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 2393, the “No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act"

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on the Judiciary on H.R. 2393, the “No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act."

Letters to CongressApr 09, 2021 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter on Energy Act of 2020 Innovation Programs

This letter was sent to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations calling for sufficient funding for Energy Act of 2020 innovation programs.

EventApr 01, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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EnergyInnovates: Funding Our Energy Future

Innovation is driving America’s energy future. This event series features discussions about the projects, policies and technologies that are shaping our energy landscape—and laying the groundwork to solve global challenges. We're all in. Are you?

Above the FoldMar 17, 2021 - 12:30pm
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The First Stop on the Road to Glasgow is Spelled N-D-C

We need to reduce emissions while ensuring national targets and timetables are achievable for American economic interests.