42 U.S. Code § 16181 - Goals
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(a) In general
In order to achieve the purposes of this subchapter, the Secretary shall conduct a balanced set of programs of energy research, development, demonstration, and commercial application with the general goals of—
(1) increasing the efficiency of all energy intensive sectors through conservation and improved technologies;
The Secretary shall publish measurable cost and performance-based goals, comparable over time, with each annual budget submission in at least the following areas:
(3) Renewable energy technologies, including wind power, photovoltaics, solar thermal systems, geothermal energy, hydrogen-fueled systems, biomass-based systems, biofuels, and hydropower.
(4) Fossil energy, including power generation, onshore and offshore oil and gas resource recovery, and transportation fuels.
(c) Public comment
The Secretary shall provide mechanisms for input on the annually published goals from industry, institutions of higher education, and other public sources.
Source(Pub. L. 109–58, title IX, § 902,Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 856.)
References in Text
This subchapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this title”, meaning title IX of Pub. L. 109–58, Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 856, which enacted this subchapter, amended sections 8101 and 8102 of Title 7, Agriculture, and section 5523 of Title 15, Commerce and Trade, enacted provisions set out as notes under section 15801 of this title, section 8102 of Title 7, and section 2001 of Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining, and amended provisions set out as notes under section 8101 of Title 7 and section 1902 of Title 30. For complete classification of title IX to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 15801 of this title and Tables.