US Energy Dept to Hire 1,000 Workers in Infrastructure Boost

For the development of new technologies, the bipartisan bill includes more than $7 billion in incentives for producing, sourcing and recycling minerals and materials for batteries to store renewable power.

Timothy Gardner, Reuters

The U.S. infrastructure bill President Joe Biden is expected to sign soon will boost investments in the U.S. Department of Energy by the most since its founding in 1977 and create about 1,000 jobs in the agency, officials said on Nov. 10.

The bipartisan bill contains more than $62 billion in incentives for emerging and traditional technologies for the department.

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