Monday, March 2, 2020

USA, Washington DC: Budget Estimate for Advanced Geothermal Innovation Leadership Act

S. 2657, AGILE Act of 2019 - Cost Estimate (Congressional Budget Office)

The bill would:
  • Reauthorize and amend geothermal energy research and development (R&D) programs administered by the Department of Energy
  • Amend various Bureau of Land Management (BLM) activities related to geothermal energy
  • Require the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to update its assessment of geothermal resources
  • Modify the definition of renewable energy pertaining to certain energy requirements for federal buildings
Estimated budgetary effects would primarily stem from:
  • Authorizing appropriations for geothermal energy R&D programs through fiscal year 2024
  • Requiring BLM and the USGS to undertake new activities related to geothermal energy
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