"She's been very public that she doesn't support the full $3.5 trillion," Stewart said. "She always goes back to, as long we're working in a bipartisan way, and it makes sense, and we're not saddling the nation with more taxes and more debt, that's what her mindset is."
Renewable energy companies employ close to 10,000 Arizona workers and have invested $9 billion in projects statewide, according to the American Council on Renewable Energy.
Raymond Long, senior vice president of external affairs at Clearway Energy, said during the roundtable discussion that transmission upgrades included in the bipartisan infrastructure package, as well as the extension of renewable energy tax credits in the budget reconciliation proposal, are crucial to reaching the Biden administration's emissions targets.
"Arizona has a great opportunity to benefit from its natural resources while attracting businesses and creating jobs through solar energy," Long said.