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SmartGrid Today: AEE urges 116th Congress to act on grid modernization

Posted by SmartGrid Today on Jan 28, 2019

SmartGrid Today highlights AEE's Policy Priorities for an Advanced Energy Future submitted to the 116th Congress. It includes quotes from AEE’s Dylan Reed. See excerpts below and the entire SmartGrid Today (subscription) story here:

National business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) announced Thursday it released policy recommendations to the 116th Congress outlining four key priority areas and specific policy actions to help achieve the broad goals of economic growth, cost savings, and a reliable grid. The group's four key priorities include:

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Indiana AEE issues advanced-energy jobs report

Posted by SmartGrid Today on Nov 17, 2016

Nearly 48,000 workers were employed in advanced energy businesses in Indiana in 2015, according to a new report published earlier today by Indiana Advanced Energy Economy (Indiana AEE). That's more Indiana jobs than are in machinery manufacturing (43,000), nearly two times the 25,000 jobs in colleges and universities and approaching the 60,000 in auto parts manufacturing, the group said.Based on our experience and growth across the United States and globally, we see great opportunities for Indiana in advanced energy. With a longstanding operations presence in Indiana, we are excited to be working with leaders and policymakers in the state to grow advanced energy business opportunities. – Steven Schamber, VP of hardware R&D for smart grid and energy management firm Landis & Gyr
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SmartGrid Today: AEE balks at Pennsylvania Senate vote against efficiency

Posted by SmartGrid Today on Oct 26, 2016

SmartGrid Today, a subscription-only publication, covered AEE's reaction to the Senate vote in Pennsylvania that would let large C&I energy customers opt-out of the state's successful energy efficiency law. From the article: 
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AEE report finds pro-renewables policies, states

Posted by SmartGrid Today on Aug 9, 2016

Meister Consultants Group, an international sustainability consulting firm, today released a report outlining policy changes states can enact to expand corporate access to advanced energy – identifying 11 states with a strong corporate presence where one or more of the policies could create new opportunities for corporate competitiveness, the firm said this morning. The report focused on six policies to enable firms to purchase advanced energy and for each one, considers where these policies have the greatest potential to expand corporate access to advanced energy, it added.
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