‘It would just die on the vine’: Biden’s $200 billion energy loan juggernaut faces a Trump-sized threat

Nick Loris was quoted by POLITICO on the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office.

On the other hand, some Biden-era lending decisions have backed technologies that Republicans have long supported, such as the office’s recent announcement it would help restart a shuttered U.S. nuclear plant for the first time, as well as projects in red states. That could complicate any politically minded attacks.

“It’s benefiting areas in which there’s some commonality and agreement in terms of increasing energy security, as well as diversifying energy resources and reducing risks from China,” said Nick Loris, vice president of public policy at the conservative energy firm C3 Solutions. He added, “There’s potentially some optimism that things may be slowed down a little bit but don’t come to the full stop that we saw under the first Trump administration.”

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