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Washington Examiner: Automakers Vow to Continue EV Push Despite Trump's Fuel Rules Rollback

Posted by Josh Siegel on Apr 4, 2019

This Washington Examiner story by a reporter who joined AEE’s EV press tour at the Washington Auto Show covers the market drivers and future of EVs in the U.S. and explains how automakers plan to produce them despite President Trump’s proposed fuel standards rollback. The piece notes EPA Administrator Wheeler's remarks at the show and includes perspective by AEE Managing Director Matt Stanberry. See excerpts below and the entire Washington Examiner story here. This story was also covered by E&E News here and the Houston Chronicle here.

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Washington Examiner: Big problem facing the Green New Deal: A lack of power lines to deliver wind and solar

Posted by Josh Siegel on Mar 20, 2019

This piece by the Washington Examiner discusses how the Green New Deal is all but impractical without addressing how critical transmission lines are to its implementation. The AEE perspective is given by Managing Director and General Counsel Jeff Dennis. See excerpts below and the entire Washington Examiner story here:

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Washington Examiner: Trump's GM threats put electric vehicles at risk

Posted by Josh Siegel on Dec 1, 2018

This Washington Examiner piece looks at the implications of President Trump’s threat to General Motors Co.in retaliation for announced plant closings could have on the advancement of electric vehicles. AEE’s perspective is included, quoting Dylan Reed, Head of Congressional Affairs. Link to the full piece here.
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Washington Examiner: Republicans learn to love wind and solar jobs after once mocking them

Posted by Josh Siegel on Oct 23, 2018

This Washington Examiner piece discusses the shift in tone in Republican’s support of advanced energy technologies and the accompanying jobs. AEE’s perspective is included, quoting Dylan Reed, Head of Congressional Affairs.
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Washington Examiner: Closing Rust Belt nuke plants makes carbon pollution worse: Study

Posted by Josh Siegel on Apr 16, 2018

The story highlights a new study that concluded "expected closure of four nuclear plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania will dramatically harm efforts to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to climate change, and significantly raise electricity prices for consumers in those states and beyond."
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