Members of the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council enjoyed a productive visit to Washington D.C. this week. Delegates attended the American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit, where Tennessee took center stage. Assistant Secretary Danielson announced two efforts— a national laboratory-industry collaboration pilot and a competitive solicitation to leverage national labs’ high-performance computing capabilities—to strengthen U.S. clean energy manufacturing competitiveness. TAEBC Charter member Oak Ridge National Lab is involved in both announcements.
TAEBC also met with representatives from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Department of Energy. Finally, we stopped by Senator Alexander and Congressman Fleischmann’s office to brief them on the Tennessee Advanced Energy Economic Impact Report. More information about our trip coming soon!