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E&E News: Northeast grid rules could make or break clean energy

Posted by Miranda Willson on Nov 22, 2021

E&E News detailed potential changes underway for New England’s grid operator, quoting AEE's Caitlin Marquis on renewable energy goals. Read snippets below and the full story here.

New England’s grid operator is considering an overhaul of regional power market rules that could determine whether Northeast states meet their clean energy goals, creating uncertainty in a region pivotal for reaching President Biden’s push for 100 percent clean electricity.

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Topics: AEE In The News, Caitlin Marquis

Indianapolis Business Journal (Opinion): Duke Energy should be ambitious in effort to help customers save

Posted by JR Tolbert on Nov 19, 2021

Indianapolis Business Journal published JR Tolbert's op-ed on how Duke Energy can save its customers money and up energy efficiency programming. Read snippets below and the full article here.

As the saying goes, the cheapest energy is the energy we don’t use. And proven, affordable and readily available technologies that reduce energy use can save customers money on their monthly bills. So it’s disappointing that Indiana has deprioritized these cost-saving solutions.

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Topics: AEE In The News

RTO Insider: CHESSA Working with Conservative Groups to Promote Solar in Rural Va. Counties

Posted by K. Kaufman on Nov 18, 2021

RTO Insider detailed Virginia's opportunity to engage in bipartisan action on clean energy, citing AEE's Harry Godfrey. Read snippets below and the full story here

Democrats’ stunning electoral losses in Virginia’s recent elections could usher in new opportunities for bipartisan action on clean energy and create a model for the rest of the country, according to Ron Butler, state director of Conservatives for Clean Energy Virginia (CCE-VA)...

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Topics: AEE In The News

Canary Media: What does Glenn Youngkin’s win in Virginia mean for clean energy?

Posted by Julian Spector on Nov 17, 2021

Canary Media outlined what Glenn Youngkin's gubernatorial win could mean for the Virginia Clean Economy Act, quoting AEE's Harry Godfrey. Read snippets below and the full article here

The incoming Republican governor expressed skepticism about Virginia’s 100% clean energy law but said he supports a massive offshore wind project...

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Topics: AEE In The News

AEE Congratulates New FERC Commissioner on Senate Confirmation

Posted by Adam Winer on Nov 16, 2021

With a full complement of commissioners, FERC can remove market barriers to advanced energy, integrate distributed and renewable energy, and support new transmission to tap low-cost resources

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2021 – National business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released the following statement regarding the Senate confirmation of Chairman Willie L. Phillips of the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC):

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Topics: Press Releases

Politico Pro: Democrats’ reconciliation bill seen as biggest boost for American manufacturing since the New Deal

Posted by Gavin Bade on Nov 16, 2021

Politico Pro outlined manufacturing provisions in Congress' reconciliation bill, quoting AEE's Nat Kreamer on industry benefits. Read snippets below and the full piece here.

Tucked deep inside the Democrats’ reconciliation bill are plans for one of the biggest government-led expansions of American manufacturing.

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Topics: AEE In The News

Signing of bipartisan infrastructure package puts U.S. closer to achieving 100% clean energy

Posted by Cayli Baker on Nov 15, 2021

AEE delivering roadmap for states to implement new federal funding. 
 

WASHINGTON, November 15, 2021 – National business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) congratulated President Biden today for signing the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and released a toolkit for state implementation of the advanced energy programs in the bill. AEE also continued to urge Congress to pass the Build Back Better Act to fully unlock the potential of these historic energy investments. 

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Topics: Press Releases

AEE applauds passage of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and BBB Act progress

Posted by Adam Winer on Nov 5, 2021

WASHINGTON, November 5, 2021 – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and continued to advance the Build Back Better Act, paving the way for a historic investment in advanced energy.

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Topics: AEE In The News

Virginia AEE congratulates Youngkin on his victory, looks forward to working with him as Governor to continue to grow Virginia’s advanced energy sector

Posted by Adam Winer on Nov 3, 2021

RICHMOND, November 3, 2021 – Virginia AEE issued a statement congratulating Glenn Youngkin upon his victory and pledging to work with his Administration, as well as leaders in the General Assembly, on policies that will continue the growth of Virginia’s advanced energy industry, providing affordable, reliable, and clean electricity and transportation to all Virginians.

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Topics: Press Releases

Business Group Applauds Senate Committee Vote Advancing FERC Nominee

Posted by Cayli Baker on Nov 2, 2021

With District of Columbia Public Service Commission Chairman Willie Phillips’ nomination moving forward, FERC moves toward having the full complement of commissioners needed to open wholesale markets to advanced energy technologies, support new transmission infrastructure, and bolster a clean energy economy.

WASHINGTON, November 2, 2021 – National business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released the following statement on the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources’ vote to favorably advance the nomination of District of Columbia Public Service Commission Chairman Willie Phillips to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to the Senate floor for confirmation:

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Topics: Press Releases