House Appropriations Committee bill for Energy and Water cuts DOE renewable energy funding 39%

June 19, 2013 |

In Washington, the House Appropriations Committee has released its Energy and Water Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014.  The bill includes a $1.4 billion cut for the DOE below fiscal year 2013 levels. The proposal would fund energy programs funded at $983 million – a cut of $911 million (-50%) below the fiscal year 2013, and the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy would program be reduced by $215 million, an 81% cut below 2013 funding levels. Of the $2.9 billion total in cuts for Energy and Water, DOE renewable energy programs and DARPA-E budget cuts account for $1.35 billion, or just under 39% of the total cuts contained within the Appropriations bill.

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