AEE Releases Year-end Top Energy Issues Resources

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Dec 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 20, 2017 — Today, national business group Advanced Energy Economy released its roundup of top energy issues for 2017 along with rankings of top utility regulatory actions, state issues, and other resources for industry and reporters.
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U.S. Tax Bill Missed Pro-Growth Opportunity

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Dec 15, 2017

U.S. Tax Bill Misses Pro-Growth Opportunity Offered by $200 Billion Advanced Energy Industry
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AEE Applauds Illinois Commerce Commission

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Dec 12, 2017

AEE Applauds Illinois Commerce Commission for Initiating Review of Cloud-Based Solution Investments by Utilities 
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GreentechMedia: The Top 10 Utility Regulation Trends of 2017

Posted by Coley Girouard on Dec 12, 2017

In this Greentech Media article (reposted from AEE's blog), AEE's Coley Girouard, Associate, Public Utility Commission Program, looks at the top 10 utility regulation trends of 2017. Link to the full article here. Excerpts below:
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Washington Post: An American energy plan straight from coal country

Posted by Steven Mufson on Dec 8, 2017

This in-depth Washington Post article looks at the Dept. of Energy efforts to prop up uneconomical coal-fired power plants after meeting with Bob Murray of Murray Energy. AEE coordinated a coalition briefing with the energy reporter that resulted in coverage of the issue. Link to the full article here. Excerpts below:
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New York Times (editorial): The Trump Administration’s Coal Bailout

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Dec 7, 2017

This New York Times editorial strongly opposes the Dept. of Energy proposed "grid resilience" rule under review (later rejected) by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission prop up uneconomical coal-fired power plants. AEE and its coalition had a call with the ed board which led to the board weighing in on this issue. Link to the full editorial here. Excerpts below:
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Ohio Healthcare, Advanced Energy Business Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Support Renewables, Efficiency

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Dec 6, 2017

Healthcare Providers and Advanced Energy Companies Urge Support for Diversifying Ohio’s Energy Portfolio
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FERC Decision on Energy Efficiency Resources

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Dec 5, 2017

AEE Applauds FERC for Preserving Access to Wholesale Markets for Energy Efficiency Resources 
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AEE Reacts to Senate Tax Reform Bill

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Dec 2, 2017

Senate Tax Bill Would Disrupt $200 Billion Advanced Energy Market "The bill passed by the Senate also undercuts tax equity investment opportunities for wind and solar. We strongly oppose any legislation that risks billions of dollars in investment and hundreds of thousands of American jobs. We will continue to work with the Senate and House to ensure that the tax bill sent to the President is a pro-growth plan for an advanced energy industry that already employs more than 3 million people across our nation,” said Woolf.
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