Daily Energy Insider: California legislature advances electric vehicle charging infrastructure bill

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 30, 2018

This Daily Insider piece looks at the recent passage of bill AB 2127 in California as well as AEE’s role in the legislation. Amisha Rai, AEE senior director of California policy, is quoted. Link to the full article here. Excerpts below:
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Washington Examiner: Daily on Energy: Iran’s oil exports drop faster than expected under Trump sanctions threat

Posted by John Siciliano and Josh Siegel on Aug 30, 2018

The Washington Examiner’s newsletter, Daily on Energy, highlights how Advanced Energy Economy and the Energy Blockchain Consortium have teamed up to further explore uses of distributed ledger technology in energy. Link to the full article here. Excerpts below: 
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Quartz: California is poised to be the world’s largest economy with a zero-emissions goal

Posted by Michael J. Coren on Aug 30, 2018

This Quartz article looks at California’s trailblazing efforts to cut down and ultimately eliminate electricity-related greenhouse-gas emissions by 2045 thanks to a bill passed by California’s legislature. This would position California to become world’s largest single economy to adopt a zero-emissions goal for its electricity grid. Emilie Olson, AEE Associate for California Policy & Engagement, is quoted.  Link to the full article here. Excerpts below:
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Utility Dive: California passes bill to coordinate EV charger planning

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 29, 2018

This Utility Dive article discusses California’s passage of AB 2127, an Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure bill, on Monday. The bill, passed by the California State Senate 38-0, was introduced by Assemblymember Phil Ting. Amisha Rai, senior director of California Policy for AEE, is quoted. Link to the full article here. Excerpts below:
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AEE Applauds Passage of Calif. 100% Clean Energy Law

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 29, 2018

AEE Applauds Passage of California Law Requiring 100% Clean Energy by 2045
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AEE, EBC to Explore Energy Blockchain Potential for Industry

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 29, 2018

AEE, Energy Blockchain Consortium to Explore Opportunities, Benefits, Challenges of Blockchain for Advanced Energy Industry
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California Passes Landmark Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Bill

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 27, 2018

AEE Applauds Passage of Landmark California Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Bill Business group praises Assemblymember Ting for authoring and ushering AB 2127 through the legislative process. Sponsored by AEE, the bill will facilitate development of electric vehicle charging capability to support state goal of 5 million zero-emission vehicles*Note: Access the latest bill language and action including votes, via AEE’s PowerSuite Tool with a trial subscription. Complimentary permanent access available for credentialed press, just contact me after you sign in on trial and decide to keep. Reporters tell us they love this tool! About Advanced Energy Economy 
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PV Magazine: EPA’s Clean Power Plan replacement unlikely to have much impact on clean energy

Posted by Christian Roselund on Aug 23, 2018

This in-depth PV Magazine article looks at the newly released Trump plan for loosening regulations on coal plants put into place the Obama administration.  Jeff Dennis, Advanced Energy Economy’s General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, is quoted multiple times.  Link to the full article here. Excerpts below:
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AEE's Woolf: EPA CPP rule is costly, favors old technology

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 21, 2018

New proposal focuses on investments in old plants, ignores market-based approaches, proven cost-effective emissions reductions of advanced energy technologies that states could pursue
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Greentech Media: Trump’s Reversal of Clean Power Plan Won’t Hurt Renewables, but It May Boost Coal

Posted by Emma Foehringer Merchant on Aug 21, 2018

This Greentech Media article looks at the newly released Trump EPA plan to regulate carbon emissions that replaces the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan. AEE's Caitlin Marquis, manager of federal and state policy at Advanced Energy Economy is quoted multiple times throughout. Link to the full article here. Excerpts below:
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Greeley Tribune: Report: Advanced energy jobs expected to grow 8 percent in Colorado

Posted by Trevor Reid on Aug 19, 2018

This article from The Greeley Tribune covered the release of AEE’s recently revealed Colorado Jobs fact sheet. The article quotes AEE's J.R. Tolbert, vice president for state policy at Advanced Energy. Link to the full article here. Link to the press release for the facts sheet here. See excerpts below:
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Virginia advanced energy jobs outnumber grocery, hotel workers

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 16, 2018

More Workers in Virginia Advanced Energy than in Grocery Stores, Double Those in Hotels and Motels
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Sacramento Bee (Opinion): California plays a leading, effective role

Posted by Carl Guardino on Aug 9, 2018

The Sacramento Bee published this opinion piece, "California plays a leading, effective role in confronting climate change," by Carl Guardino, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and a member of the California Transportation Commission. In his piece, Carl references AEE's newly released Calif. Jobs Fact Sheet figures, and highlights several priority bills in the Calif. legislature that AEE is advocating for. See excerpts below and read the entire piece here.
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The Denver Post: Colorado’s alternative energy economy boosted by wind and biofuels

Posted by Aldo Svaldi on Aug 9, 2018

The Denver Post covered the release of AEE’s Colorado Jobs fact sheet in an Aug. 9 online story that also ran in print on Aug. 10. The online version includes a link to download the fact sheet. Both versions quote an AEE spokesperson and Phil Jordan, of BW Research, who oversaw the project, and references AEE members Johns Manville and Vestas in the context of the strong energy efficiency and wind jobs figures respectively. See excerpts below:
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More Colorado advanced energy jobs than hospitals, 8% growth expected

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 9, 2018

More Workers in Colorado Advanced Energy than in Hospitals, Triple Those in Agriculture — With 8% Growth Expected in 2018
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Greentech Media: PG&E Reflects on ‘Huge Uncertainty’ Created by California’s Wildfires

Posted by Emma Foehringer Merchant on Aug 9, 2018

Greentech Media's reporter filed this story about the financial challenges PG&E faces as a result of California's wildfires from AEE's Pathway to 2050 conference in Sacramento. While there, she covered remarks made by PG&E's Steve Malnight. See the entire story here and excerpts below:
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AEE Members Urge California Policymakers to Accelerate Energy Leadership

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 7, 2018

Advanced Energy Leaders Urge California Policymakers to Accelerate Energy Leadership
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California Leads in Advanced Energy Jobs, 10% Growth Expected in 2018

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Aug 6, 2018

More Californians Work in Advanced Energy than in Hospitals, Nearly Double Those in Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
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Five Ways Congress Can Improve U.S. Power Grid

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy, CRES Forum on Aug 2, 2018

Five Ways Congress Can Modernize the U.S. Electric Power Grid
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