Press Releases

April 3, 2018

Mapping clean energy projects across Michigan

E2 unveiled three interactive clean energy maps that pinpoint clean energy and energy efficiency sites, businesses and areas with high-potential for development across Michigan. The maps highlight significant expansion of Michigan’s clean energy sector throughout the state and its potential for growth.

April 2, 2018

Weakening CAFE Targets Would Be a Blow to US Businesses, Workers

With the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moving to weaken emissions and fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks, E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) Executive Director Bob Keefe and E2 member RJ Harrington released comments today saying the decision would be a mistake—pointing to the industry’s growth in jobs, global competitiveness, and innovation since the rules were first introduced in 2012.

February 12, 2018

CONGRESS REJECTS TRUMP ENERGY VISION, FUNDS CLEAN ENERGY R&D IN 2018

The Trump Administration unveiled its draft for the FY19 budget, once again focusing on cutting or eliminating programs that drive investment into innovating technologies, that help American entrepreneurs building businesses across the country.

February 14, 2018

ELIMINATING METHANE STANDARDS ELIMINATES CLEAN JOB GROWTH, WASTES U.S. RESOURCES

The Interior Department took another step to undo smart environmental standards by formally proposing the elimination of an Obama-era rule setting new standards for methane emissions (a highly destructive greenhouse gas). The standards aimed to limit wasteful venting and leaks from new and modified oil and gas industrial operations and would have sent a strong, clear market signal for economic growth in the methane mitigation industry

February 12, 2018

Trump Budget Cuts Innovation And Jobs

The Trump Administration unveiled its draft for the FY19 budget, once again focusing on cutting or eliminating programs that drive investment into innovating technologies, that help American entrepreneurs building businesses across the country.

February 12, 2018

INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN FAILS TO ANTICIPATE THE FUTURE

President Trump released his long-awaited infrastructure plan, disappointing many in the energy and transportation sectors looking for a true modernization plan for our nation’s infrastructure.

January 31, 2018

Trump’s ‘Energy Dominance’ Vision Sets Sights on Gutting Clean Energy Research

“Tuesday night President Trump failed to even mention a single clean energy industry. Now he is not just ignoring clean energy, it is looking like he wants to wipe out its future."

January 30, 2018

Trump’s Single-Minded Energy Vision Threatens US Energy Production

“Trump’s single-minded vision on energy was on full display tonight. Not only has there never been a war on American energy, it is his administration’s actions that are threatening energy production.

January 30, 2018

Expect Fossil Fuel Exclusive Vision to Dominate SOTU Energy Talk

“Tonight, President Trump is expected to simplify America’s future on energy, transportation and the environment."

January 22, 2018

Solar Business Leaders React to Trump Tariff Decision

This decision comes despite calls from companies, members of Congress, worker groups, and Republican-led organizations urging Trump not to impede U.S. clean energy growth.