Biden Administration Launches Series on Arctic Energy
Techlife News|20, November 2021
Members of the Biden administration launched a series of events aimed at exploring the Arctic’s potential to act as a “living laboratory of clean energy innovation.”

Officials participating in the online event, billed as “ArcticX,” spoke of the challenges faced by remote communities in Alaska’s Arctic region, such as high energy costs and impacts from climate change. During the event’s broad discussions, they said they see opportunities for sustainable or renewable energy systems.

Wednesday’s meeting was the first of four planned online events, with an in-person gathering set for May in Alaska. Among the speakers was U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. Offices that fall under the department co-hosted the event.

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