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Governor's Proposed Budget Will Accelerate California's Economic Recovery, Supported by Advanced Energy and Clean Transportation

Posted by Monique Hanis on Jan 8, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, January 8, 2021 – Today, national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released the following reaction to Governor Gavin Newsom's proposed budget for the state of California. The remarks come from Amisha Rai, managing director at Advanced Energy Economy:

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Houston Chronicle: Could Texas be an Electric Vehicle Hub?

Posted by James Osborne on Dec 15, 2020

The Houston Chronicle covered EV supply chain opportunities for companies and workers in Texas, referencing TAEBA's new report and quoting Suzanne Bertin. The story was republished by Beaumont, Laredo, Midland, San Antonio outlets. Read excerpts below and the full story here (sub. req.)

The push to clean up the world's energy sector to fight climate change has always presented an existential threat to oil and gas producing regions like Texas. But there is a new train of thought that the losses suffered by the state's oil producers might be to some degree mitigated should Texas manage to attract the burgeoning electric vehicle manufacturing industry.

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REPORT: Potential for Federal Stimulus Investment Offers Hope for Nevada Economy Despite Grim Budget Projections

Posted by Monique Hanis on Dec 3, 2020

Analysis shows $10 billion in federal stimulus, invested in advanced energy technologies, would add $60 billion to Nevada’s gross state product, a six-fold return on investment; increase tax revenues; create jobs; and deliver annual savings to consumers

CARSON CITY, December 3, 2020 – This week, decision makers in Nevada are facing a grim reality, as the Economic Forum delivers its General Fund revenue forecast today. As Gov. Sisolak and state legislators prepare the biennial budget for FY 2021-2023, hope for a federal stimulus package has revived, with the incoming Biden administration making COVID-19 relief and rebuilding the economy among its top priorities.

With any federal dollars, Nevadans must make certain to invest in sectors that can leverage the stimulus for the greatest long-term impact. A report from national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) quantifies significant economic benefits associated with investments in advanced clean energy deployment for the state of Nevada.

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PV Magazine: Senate confirms Clements and Christie to FERC, lengthy list awaits new Commission

Posted by Jean Haggerty on Dec 2, 2020

PV Magazine covered the Senate confirmation of Mark Christie and Allison Clements to FERC, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the full piece here.

The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Mark Christie and Allison Clements to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), bringing the agency to a full five members for the first time in nearly two years...

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AEE Calls Indiana Task Force Report "Divorced from Reality" of Advanced Energy Benefits

Posted by Monique Hanis on Nov 23, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, November 23, 2020 — Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released the statement below in response to the final report released by the Indiana General Assembly’s 21st Century Energy Policy Task Force, referencing our Nov. 17 written testimony to the task force, and our 2021 policy priorities.

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Utility Dive: New FERC Chair Danly cancels Chatterjee electric vehicle roundtable, nixes media briefings

Posted by Catherine Morehouse on Nov 18, 2020

Utility Dive reported FERC Chairman Danly is making changes at FERC, with canceled EV roundtable and no media briefings, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the full piece here.

Newly-appointed Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman James Danly is already making it clear his chairmanship, however short, will be different from that of Neil Chatterjee's.


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Clean Energy Groups Call for Swift Action From U.S. Congress on Advanced Energy, Transportation Electrification

Posted by Monique Hanis on Nov 17, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2020 — Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy released this statement as a broad range of clean energy groups delivered a letter to leaders of the U.S. Congress calling for swift action to support deployment of advanced energy technologies and transportation electrification in must-pass legislation before yearend.

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Microgrid Knowledge: Clean Energy Stimulus Spending Could Jump Start Growth, Report Finds

Posted by Ethan Howland on Nov 10, 2020

Microgrid Knowledge reported on the benefits of advanced energy stimulus to state economies across the country, referencing AEE's Economic Impact Reports. Read excerpts below and the full piece here.

With Congress eyeing another coronavirus economic package, a new report finds that federal economic stimulus spending on clean energy, including microgrids, electric vehicles and energy storage, could jump start a surge in economic growth...

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InsideClimate News: Trump Demoted FERC Chairman Chatterjee After He Expressed Support for Carbon Pricing

Posted by Dan Gearino on Nov 6, 2020

InsideClimate News covered the Trump administration's decision to demote FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

Neil Chatterjee abruptly lost his job as chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday when, after two years of being a steadfast supporter of fossil fuel industries, he took a few steps that were more climate friendly.

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AEE's Nat Kreamer on Delivering the Economic Value of  Advanced Energy Post-Election

Posted by Monique Hanis on Nov 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 4, 2020 — Today, national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released a statement as votes continued to be counted from yesterday's election.

"On this day after Election Day, the ballots are still being tallied, and it’s a fundamental principle of American democracy that every vote be counted. As we await final results, AEE pledges to work with the next administration and new Congress, as well as states across the nation, to deliver the value of advanced energy for jobs, economic growth, and consumer savings," said Nat Kreamer, AEE's CEO.

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