WASHINGTON DC, March 15, 2021 — The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Deb Haaland as U.S. Interior Secretary.
“American Clean Power congratulates Secretary Haaland on her historic confirmation to lead the Department of Interior. Secretary Haaland has a depth of experience working in her home state of New Mexico to advance economic investment from wind, solar, and energy storage. She also well understands the importance of transmission to help achieve America’s clean energy future. The American clean power industry looks forward to working closely with the Secretary as we help achieve the Biden-Harris administration’s complementary goals of economic development and combating climate change by engaging on key issues ranging from accelerating offshore wind, to efficiencies in wildlife permitting, to expanding solar and wind energy on public lands.” – Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association (ACP)