President Biden Intends to Nominate Willie L. Phillips, Jr. as a Commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Willie L. Phillips, Jr. as a Commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). FERC is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, electricity, and other energy projects, ensuring that consumers can access affordable, efficient, safe, reliable, and secure…

Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate on Blocking Property with Respect to Certain Russian Energy Export Pipelines

Dear Madam Speaker: (Dear Madam President:) Pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), I hereby report that I have issued an Executive Order in order to take additional steps regarding certain Russian energy export pipelines to deal with the national emergency declared in Executive Order 14024 of April 15, 2021, with respect…

Executive Order on Blocking Property with Respect to Certain Russian Energy Export Pipelines

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) (NEA), the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act of 2019 (Title LXXV, National Defense Authorization Act…

FACT SHEET: Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and Build Back Better Agenda Present Bright Future for Solar Power, Good Jobs, and More Affordable Energy

New Department of Energy Issue Brief Details How Solar Investments Create Good-Paying Jobs and Reduce Consumer Costs for Energy Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a new issue brief that details a bright future for solar power, good jobs, and affordable energy in the United States. President Biden’s proposed investments in the Bipartisan Infrastructure…

Statement by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on the Need for Reliable and Stable Global Energy Markets

Higher gasoline costs, if left unchecked, risk harming the ongoing global recovery. The price of crude oil has been higher than it was at the end of 2019, before the onset of the pandemic. While OPEC+ recently agreed to production increases, these increases will not fully offset previous production cuts that OPEC+ imposed during the pandemic…

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Germany Climate and Energy Partnership

President Biden and Chancellor Merkel today at the White House launched the U.S.-Germany Climate and Energy Partnership. As part of our ongoing work together on addressing the threat of climate change, this Partnership will strengthen climate ambition and deepen our collaboration on the policies and sustainable technologies needed to accelerate the global net-zero future. Both…

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