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Green Charge Networks announced free battery installation

Posted by Lexie Briggs on Mar 5, 2014

Green Charge Networks and TIP Capital announced a $10 million fund on Tuesday to give customers a free installation of Green Charge’s GreenStation battery-plus-energy-management system. Customers will pay off the cost through utility bill savings. This no-money-down financing model is part of TIP Capital’s broader offering for fixed-rate monthly financing payments for lighting retrofits, HVAC upgrades and other qualified energy-efficient projects. Read more here.
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AEE Applauds Use of Leverage to Increase Impact of Energy Investments in Budget

Posted by Lexie Briggs on Jun 27, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national business organization with a significant presence in California, today released a statement regarding California Governor Jerry Brown’s FY 2014 budget signing in which the organization reiterated its call for funds to be leveraged and used as intended to support the state’s advanced energy goals.
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AEE CEO Graham Richard Says Obama Plan Will Make U.S. More of an Advanced Energy Leader

Posted by Lexie Briggs on Jun 25, 2013

“As a business voice for technology-driven energy progress, AEE believes that President Obama’s plan moves the United States toward a smarter energy future, for economic as well as environmental benefits,” said Graham Richard, CEO of Advanced Energy Economy, a business association. “Energy efficiency standards will save money as well as energy. Utilizing public lands for their solar and wind resources follows in the footsteps of mineral resources and forestry products and should be pursued in the interest of national prosperity. New regulations on emissions will accelerate the replacement of outmoded power plants with high efficiency and low emitting technologies. All of these steps will make the U.S. more of a leader in advanced energy, which is a $1 trillion global market opportunity for American companies and American workers.”
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AEE CEO Graham Richard's Statement on Secretary Moniz's Confirmation

Posted by Lexie Briggs on May 16, 2013

“I congratulate Ernest Moniz on his confirmation as Secretary of Energy,” said Graham Richard, CEO of Advanced Energy Economy, a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. “Advanced energy is a $1 trillion global opportunity for the United States, and Secretary Moniz has the science, technology, industry and government experience to make the most of it. We at AEE look forward to working with him.”
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Poll Finds 86.5% of Illinois Voters Believe State Should Bring More Renewable Energy to Illinois

Posted by Lexie Briggs on May 15, 2013

Nearly 77 Percent Support SB 103, Legislation To Fix The State’s Renewable Portfolio StandardCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wide majorities of likely Illinois voters believe it is important that the state maintain its commitment to increase its use of renewable power and support legislation that would achieve this goal by fixing the state’s broken renewable portfolio standard (RPS) law, according to a Zogby survey released today.“This survey shows that the people of Illinois support energy that is clean, secure and affordable”Aileron CommunicationsDave Lundy, 312.629.5245dlundy@aileroninc.com
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AEE’S WOOLF COMMENTS ON FINANCE COMMITTEE ENERGY TAX PAPER

Posted by Lexie Briggs on Apr 25, 2013

The Senate Finance Committee released a white paper today outlining possible federal energy tax changes. The white paper is the fourth in a series of papers presenting tax reform options for consideration as part of the Committee’s broader tax reform efforts. AEE's Malcolm Woolf, senior vice president of policy & government affairs, released the following statement:
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Offshore wind: America's next superproject?

Posted by Lexie Briggs on Mar 3, 2013

Offshore wind was in the news this week, as Massachusetts’ flagship project, Cape Wind, welcomed a Japanese bank as its lead lender. Also, development has begun on Cape Wind’s port facilities. Three bidders met the February 15thproposal deadline for the terminal, which will eventually be a 28-acre facility able to support both merchant shipping and offshore wind construction. The facility is being built larger than current needs dictate to prepare for future innovations in wind technology.
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