climate & energy legislation

A Little “TLC” for Clean Energy

A Little “TLC” for Clean Energy

This week on Capitol Hill, it appeared as though the House and Senate were finally seeing eye-to-eye on the issue of clean energy. In two separate hearings—one on the Global Clean Energy Race held by the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming and one on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Guarantee Program (LGP) held by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee—the case for re-establishing the U.S. as the leader in clean energy manufacturing and deployment was well argued.
Senator Michael Bennet Visits Applied

Senator Michael Bennet Visits Applied

Earlier this month, Applied Materials CEO and Chairman Mike Splinter (far left) led United States Senator for Colorado Michael Bennet (second from left) among others on a tour that included the company's solar operations as well as its 2MW solar array and R&D solar installation.