A New Day for Advanced Energy?

Posted by Webinar on Feb 17, 2021 3:53:27 PM

Recorded on February 17, 2021

New talk of clean energy investment to stimulate a COVID-heavy economy. A new chairman at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission facing tension between states and wholesale markets and worries about transmission. A Biden Administration determined to take action on climate, with advanced energy technologies as critical tools.

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Topics: Federal Policy, Wholesale Markets

Election Preview 2020: Advanced Energy on the Ballot

Posted by Webinar on Oct 21, 2020 10:19:00 AM

Recorded on October 21, 2020

The outcome of the 2020 election will have a long-lasting effect on the advanced energy industry. From the presidency and control of Congress to critical state legislative elections in important advanced energy markets, the vote in November will have significant implications for legislative and regulatory action at the state and federal level.

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Topics: State Policy, Federal Policy, Advanced Energy Works, Decision Maker Engagement

5 Ways for Congress to Modernize the Power Grid

Posted by Webinar on Aug 28, 2018 2:49:00 PM

Recorded on August 28, 2018

As the laboratories of democracy, dozens of states have taken notice of the advanced energy opportunity – and taken advantage. Now it's the time for Congress to pick up the torch. In a new policy paper,  Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) and Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES Forum) have teamed up to offer, for Congress’s consideration, five ways to improve the electric power system and accelerate growth from energy innovation.

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Topics: Federal Policy

PURPA’s Future in the Balance: Will pending changes from Congress or FERC block this path for renewable energy development?

Posted by Webinar on Jun 29, 2017 11:50:00 AM

Recorded on June 29, 2017

AEE's Arvin Ganesan and Davis Wright Tremaine's Glenn Benson provide an overview of the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA), a 1970s-era law that drives procurement of certain types of advanced energy generation. Congress along with FERC are considering changes to this law and related regulations that could positively or adversely affect development of such generation projects.

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Topics: Federal Policy

Use of ‘Third-Party Entities’ for State and Federal Implementation of the Clean Power Plan: Issues and Options

Posted by Webinar on Oct 27, 2016 1:50:00 PM

Recorded on October 27, 2016

Even as the D.C. Circuit Court weighs the future of EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), states across the country are figuring out how to reduce carbon emissions in the electric power sector. Some states are also beginning to look at how they will administer the compliance plan that gets them to their CPP target. State and federal air regulators face challenges in the form of budgetary and staff constraints, and inexperience with ways advanced energy technologies can be used to reduce carbon emissions. As EPA itself has indicated, one solution to this challenge is to turn to outside organizations for help.

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Topics: Federal Policy