image credit: Pxhere

Senate’s clean energy deal includes credits for solar manufacturing, standalone storage

In a head-snapping reversal, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said July 27 that he had reached a deal with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on a budget reconciliation package that includes $369 billion for clean energy and climate change.

Manchin had been a year-long holdout over Democrats’ plans to use the once-in-a-decade reconciliation process to push through what had been billed as most ambitious climate and clean energy package in history. Only days earlier, he had publicly expressed reservations over a budget package, saying he had concerns about inflation concerns plaguing the U.S. economy.

Read More on Renewable Energy World