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Utility Dive: Energy storage industry pushes for clarity on tax credit eligibility

Posted by Robert Walton on Nov 27, 2018

This Utility Dive brief discusses the push by a coalition of groups, led by the ESA and including Advanced Energy Economy, for Congress to clarify which technologies are eligible for tax credit incentives. Link to the full piece here.
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Utility Dive: 4 State Ballot Initiatives the Utility Sector Will Watch on Election Day

Posted by Robert Walton on Nov 2, 2018

Utility Dive covered state ballot initiatives for carbon tax/renewable energy investments, deregulation and RPS measures inWashington, Nevada and Arizona. Commentary by J.R. Tolbert, vice president of state policy at AEE, was included. Link to the full article here.
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Utility Dive: The energy sector is driving job growth, but not where you think

Posted by Robert Walton on Jun 7, 2018

This UtilityDive.com article reports on the latest national energy jobs report (USEER) and outlook by sector. Excerpts below. Read the entire article here. In reviewing report data, AEE calculates there are 3.4 million advanced energy jobs.
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Utility Dive: Cybersecurity and the distributed grid: A double-edged sword

Posted by Robert Walton on May 21, 2018

Robert Walton reports: as the Internet of Things merges with grid edge technology, experts say the power sector is both more vulnerable and more secure. Two evolutions are taking place around the power sector today, which could make it more difficult to defend from a growing cyber threat.
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Utility Dive: Texas smart meter settlement could grow market for energy products

Posted by Robert Walton on May 10, 2018

Dive Brief:
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Utility Dive story on Maryland's EmPOWER program quotes AEE member

Posted by Robert Walton on Apr 7, 2017

A brief in Utility Dive, "Maryland Gov. Hogan allows efficiency expansion to go into effect," quotes VP of Operations for Veolia North America in an AEE statement. From the article: 
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