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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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AEE's Nat Kreamer on Voter Impact on Nation's Clean Energy Future

Posted by Monique Hanis on Nov 3, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 3, 2020 — Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released a statement about the importance of today's election on the nation's transition to more affordable, clean and secure advanced energy resources. All remarks are from Nat Kreamer, AEE's CEO:

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Dallas Morning News: Can clean energy help plug the hole in the oil patch? ‘The transition is well underway,’ says advocate

Posted by Mitchell Schnurman on Nov 3, 2020

The Dallas Morning News reported on significant growth of clean energy jobs in context of the declining oil sector in Texas, quoting TAEBA's Suzanne Bertin and TAEBA's Texas Jobs Facts. Read excerpts below and the full piece here (sub. req.), also published by several Texas papers and Chicago Tribune.

Over 230,000 Texans work in energy efficiency and solar, wind and nuclear power. That sector is holding up better than oil and gas. Last week, Exxon Mobil said it would eliminate about 14,000 jobs, including 1,900 in the U.S. That follows big layoffs at Shell, BP, Chevron, Schlumberger and more in what a consulting firm described as a “great compression.” Texas is feeling it in a big way: 1 in 4 oil and gas jobs have disappeared in the past 12 months, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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