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Vox: As Trump and McConnell Mock Clean Energy, the Industry Could Soon Lose a Half-Million Jobs

Posted by David Roberts | Vox on Apr 16, 2020

Vox covered clean energy jobs loss impacts due to the COVID-19 crisis and possible policy supports in future federal stimulus packages, featuring AEE's COVID-19 fact sheet. Read excerpts below and the entire Vox piece here. 

The clean-energy industry is one of the America’s fastest growing employers, and one of the industries with the greatest long-term potential, given a global market that is fated to grow throughout the coming century. But it is being dealt a body blow by the Covid-19 crisis, and it is beginning to look like it’s not going to get any help from the federal government, at least not until next year (and then only if Democrats win big). Fossil fuels, on the other hand, are getting everything they ask for.

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Vox: Virginia Becomes the First State in the South to Target 100% Clean Power

Posted by David Roberts | Vox on Mar 12, 2020

Vox covered the passage of the Virginia Clean Economy Act referencing AEE's Virginia Energy Transition Report. and jobs fact sheet. Read excerpts below and the entire Vox piece here. The story was also covered by Science Times here.

Over the last decade or so, Virginia has gradually transitioned from a purple to blue state. Now it will embark on another transition, from fossil fuels to clean, carbon-free electricity. After voting for Republican presidents going back to Richard Nixon in 1972, Virginians began consistently voting for Democrats for president in 2008. And they have a long tradition of Democratic governors, the latest being pediatric neurologist and Army veteran Ralph Northam, elected in 2017.

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David Roberts of Vox reports on AEE's market report: "It’s not a culture war, it’s an industry"

Posted by David Roberts | Vox on Mar 8, 2017

Vox reports on AEE's latest release, Advanced Energy Now: Market Report 2017. From the article: 
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