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Microgrid Knowledge: What's the Ideal Way for the Microgrid Industry to Come Back from COVID-19

Posted by Lisa Cohn on Apr 17, 2020

Microgrid Knowledge reported on policy proposals for economic stimulation for microgrid growth after COVID-19, including AEE's perspective. Read excerpts below and the entire Microgrid Knowledge piece here.

Clean energy advocates are floating a range of ideas to stimulate post COVID-19 microgrid growth — from tax credits to relief funds to support for electrification of rural hospitals. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) are among the organizations calling for the measures. Their proposals come at a time when more than 100,000 US advanced energy workers are out of work,  a loss that wiped out last year’s growth in the industry, according to AEE

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Topics: AEE In The News

Microgrid Knowledge: Texas Customers Could Save $5.47 Billion with DERs, but Regulations Must Change

Posted by Lisa Cohn on Nov 20, 2019

Microgrid Knowledge featured Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliances (TAEBA's) latest report detailing how Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) can reduce energy costs and included quotes by TAEBA's Suzanne Bertin. Read excerpts below and the entire Microgrid Knowledge piece here.that was flagged by Nov. 20 Texas Electric News and covered by Energy Central, and GTM Squared (sub. req.).  

Texas consumers could save $5.47 billion over ten years with distributed energy resources (DERs), but regulations must change to realize these benefits. A study by Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance (TAEBA) identified two ways DERs can reduce costs:

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Topics: AEE In The News