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Washington Examiner: Maryland County to Electrify Entire Public School Bus Fleet, Offering Model for Biden

Posted by Abby Smith on Feb 24, 2021

Washington Examiner detailed Highland Electric Transportation’s school bus electrification contract with Montgomery County Public Schools, quoting AEE’s Nat Kreamer on President Biden’s larger plan to electrify U.S. school buses. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

The Montgomery County public school district in Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., is switching its bus fleet over to electric models at no additional cost in a first-of-its-kind move that could serve as a model for President Biden.

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Washington Examiner: Biden Climate Goals Mean Conflict with Natural Gas, the Resource Behind Recent Emissions Reductions

Posted by Abby Smith on Feb 15, 2021

Washington Examiner analyzed President Biden’s progressive decarbonization plans, quoting AEE’s Nat Kreamer on current industry acceleration and actions the Biden administration should prioritize. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

President Biden's aggressive goal to completely decarbonize the power sector in the next 15 years brings him directly in conflict with natural gas, the resource that has largely driven U.S. emissions reductions to date…

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Washington Examiner: Bloomberg spends big to tip Arizona utility commission to Democrats

Posted by Abby Smith on Oct 30, 2020

The Washington Examiner covered Arizona's public utility commission race, quoting AEE's JR Tolbert. Read excerpts below and the full piece here.

Clean energy groups are spending millions to elect Democrats to flip control of Arizona’s utility commission in hopes of speeding up the state’s adoption of renewable energy... This cycle, three seats are up for grabs on the Arizona Corporation Commission, which oversees electric and other utilities in the state, as well as pipeline and railroad systems...

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