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DailyEnergyInsider: Energy Industry Coalition Calls on PJM to Maintain Carbon Pricing Considerations

Posted by Chris Galford on Jul 2, 2020

DailyEnergyInsider covered covered the push by energy industry groups, including Advanced Energy Economy, for PJM Interconnection to examine carbon pricing in its market. Read excerpts below and the entire DailyEnergyInsider piece here. 

A coalition of more than two dozen energy industry groups wrote the regional transmission organization PJM Interconnection LLC this week to implore it to continue examining carbon pricing for its market, both in terms of policy options and their implications. The letter was in response to ongoing efforts by U.S. policymakers to grapple with the reality of climate change through cost-effective solutions. Numerous states either have or are considering policies to reduce carbon emissions in the electric sector without harming wholesale markets...

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Daily Energy Insider: Renewable Energy Industry Encourages Illinois Regulators to Finalize Cloud-Based Computing Rule

Posted by Chris Galford on Apr 10, 2019

This Daily Energy Insider article quotes AEE's Senior Vice President, Lisa Frantzis, who comments on the Illinois Commerce Commission's proposed rule which would allow utilities to treat cloud computing resources as a capital expense. See excerpts below and the entire Daily Energy Insider story here:

A proposed rule by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) that would financially treat utilities’ cloud-based computing software the same as on-site computing systems has found strong support from the renewable energy industry...

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Topics: AEE In The News