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Infrastructure bill could help co-ops offer broadband and clean energy

bipartisan infrastructure bill approved by the Senate could provide billions of dollars for electric co-operative priorities, says US sector body NCBA CLUSA.

The fund would support development of broadband, electric vehicle charging networks and clean energy technology such as energy storage and carbon capture and other clean energy technologies. Electric co-ops have been identified as key players in rolling out this infrastructure into rural parts of the US.

The bill must still be taken up by the House, which is scheduled to return early from recess on Aug. 23.

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