The full House Committee on Science and Technology is scheduled to debate and vote on two important bills related to solar power sometime after 10 AM (ET) on Wednesday.
Energy & Water
The first is HR 3598, the Energy and Water Research Integration Act,introduced by Congressman Bart Gordon, (D-TN), chair of the committee.This bill instructs the DOE to create an Energy-Water ArchitectureCouncil to promote wise use of water in the production of electricity.The bill sets funding for the Council at $5 million a year from 2011 to2015.
Image: Rep.Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) in the Phoenix area on Monday touring an ASUsolar rooftop array. The full House Committee on Science and Technologywill consider her "Solar Roadmap" bill (HR 3585) on Wednesday morning.