Remove Barriers to Increased Domestic Oil and Natural Gas Production and Fuel Manufacturing
Maintain Coal's Role as a Vital Part of a Diverse Energy Portfolio
Expand Nuclear Energy Use and Commit to a Nuclear Waste Solution
Enhance the Competitiveness of Renewable Sources of Energy
Promote 21st Century Energy Efficiency and Advanced Technologies
Modernize the Permitting Process for Our Nation's Energy Infrastructure
Protect Our Energy Infrastructure from Physical Disruptions and Cyber Attacks
Reform the Regulatory Process for Balance, Predictability, and Transparency
Ensure a Competitive Energy Workforce
There has been a 110% increase in coal exports over the past five years
Power generation accounts for 40% of U.S. energy consumption.
More than 80% of the nation’s energy infrastructure is owned and operated by the private sector.
Nuclear facilities produce 63% of emission-free electricity in the U.S.
53% increase in US natural gas production since 2008
The waiting time for a new mining permit in the U.S. is 7 – 10 years, ranked last in the world.
The comprehensive cost of complying with federal regulations in 2011 was $1.82 trillion.
In 2012, renewables accounted for roughly 13% of total electric power sector production
Just 31 percent of bachelor’s degrees in the United States are awarded in science and engineering fields.