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WISHTV News: Tuesday's Business Headlines – Clean Energy (Jobs)

Posted by WISH TV News 8 Staff on Aug 27, 2019

WISHTV News 8 led with highlights from AEE's 2019 Indiana Advanced Energy Jobs Fact Sheet in their "Tuesday Business Headlines" lineup. Read excerpts below and watch or read the entire WISHTV News 8 piece here. 

The Indiana Advanced Energy Economy group says the number of clean energy jobs in 2018 increased four times higher than the state’s overall jobs growth of 1%. The report adds that more Hoosiers work in green energy jobs than those who work in auto parts manufacturing.

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Inside INdiana Business: Growth of Hoosier Jobs in Clean Energy Sector

Posted by Wes Mills on Aug 26, 2019

Inside INdiana Business covered AEE's 2019 Indiana Advanced Energy Jobs Fact Sheet and included quotes by AEE's Caryl Auslander. Read excerpts below and the entire Inside INdiana Business story here.  

The Indiana Advanced Energy Economy group says the number of clean energy jobs in 2018 increased four times higher than the state’s overall jobs growth of one percent. The report adds that more Hoosiers work in green energy jobs than those who work in auto parts manufacturing. Indiana AEE released employment data showing 90,600 people work in Indiana’s advanced energy sector, compared to nearly 65,000 jobs in the production of auto parts.

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Indiana Advanced Energy Employment Reaches 90,600 with Strong 4% Growth

Posted by Monique Hanis on Aug 26, 2019

More Indiana Workers in Advanced Energy Than in Auto Parts Manufacturing, Nearly Double Those Working at Schools and Colleges — Strong 4% Growth Expected in 2019

Latest employment data shows growth of advanced energy jobs was four times the state’s overall jobs growth in 2018, with a 4% increase expected by employers for 2019

INDIANAPOLIS, August 26, 2019 — Today, business group Indiana Advanced Energy Economy (Indiana AEE) reported the latest employment data, which shows that Indiana has 90,600 people working in advanced energy. This represents significantly more workers than those in Auto Parts Manufacturing (64,873), and nearly double those working at Schools, Colleges, and Training Programs (52,217) across the Hoosier state. The U.S. employs 3.5 million people in advanced energy jobs nationally.

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Smart Energy Decisions: Here’s What Big EVs Can Do For You

Posted by Caitlin Marquis on Aug 23, 2019

Smart Energy Decisions published this article by Caitlin Marquis highlighting the many benefits fleet operators see first-hand from electric trucks and buses, sharing examples and lessons learned from UPS, DHL, Pepsi, municipal and school transit systems and more, plus six pro tips from fleet operators. See excerpts below and read the entire SED piece here.
 
While electric vehicle aficionados swoon over the latest addition to Tesla’s passenger vehicle line, companies, cities, and school districts are quietly taking advantage of new model offerings in the medium- and heavy-duty segment. And they’re doing so for very practical reasons: cost savings, performance advantages, and sustainability benefits. Let’s take a look at the most common uses of these EVs gone big, and explore why fleet owners are making the switch to electric — and then circle back to consider the lessons learned by these early adopters.
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T&D World: Advanced Transmission Technology Growth is Strong Globally

Posted by Bob Keough on Aug 23, 2019

Transmission and Distribution World published this second column in a four-part series by AEE's Bob Keough summarizing AEE's 2019 Market Report findings. Read excerpts below and the entire T&D World piece here. 

According to the Advanced Energy Now 2019 Market Reportthe market for electricity delivery and management, which includes advanced transmission and distribution products and services, recorded the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the period 2011 to 2018 worldwide (18%). In the United States, CAGR was a healthy 11% over that time. The year 2017 was one of the biggest for electricity delivery and management, recording 28% growth globally and 14% in the United States. While the market plateaued somewhat in 2018, with global growth at 6% and a slight decline in U.S. revenue, electricity delivery and management products will continue to receive significant investment in the coming decade.

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T&D World: Solar Drives U.S. Revenue Growth While Nuclear Sees a Global Bump

Posted by Bob Keough on Aug 23, 2019

Transmission and Distribution World published this first column in a four-part series by AEE's Bob Keough summarizing AEE's 2019 Market Report findings. Read excerpts below and the entire T&D World piece here. 

According to the Advanced Energy Now 2019 Market Report, advanced electricity generation is now the second largest advanced energy segment globally, having been displaced as the biggest by advanced transportation in 2017. At US$453 billion, advanced electricity generation was down slightly in 2018. Global revenue has been largely flat for the past two years, dropping roughly US$1 billion each year since 2016, but the total masks significant growth in solar and hydropower in 2017, nuclear power in 2018, and wind in both years.

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E&E NEWS: 5 Utility Trends Shaping Electricity's Future

Posted by Jeffrey Tomich and Rod Kuckro on Aug 20, 2019

E&E News quoted AEE's Coley Girouard in this trend piece that echoed elements of Coley's earlier Top 10 Utility Regulatory Trends here. See excerpts below and read the entire E&E story here.
 
The next decade's electric utility is taking shape today in the form of plans, sometimes thousands of pages, plopped into the laps of state regulators nationwide. Like snowflakes, each of these integrated resource plans (IRPs) — which outline how utilities intend to meet power demand cost-effectively — is unique. Not all states require them. And the almost three dozen states that do each has distinct requirements and processes for the plans, which look 10 to 20 years into the future.
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Utility Dive: Wisconsin Governor Orders 100% Carbon Free by 2050, Despite Lack of Legislative Support

Posted by Catherine Morehouse on Aug 19, 2019

Utility Dive quoted AEE's JR Tolbert in its coverage of Wisc. Gov. Evers' executive order to reach 100% carbon-free electricity by 2050. See excerpts below and read the full UD brief here.
 
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, D, on Friday signed an executive order setting the state on a path to reach 100% carbon free electricity by 2050. The order establishes an Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy, tasked with bringing the state to that goal. Evers pushed the order through administratively after the effort failed to make it through the budget process...
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T&D World: Advanced Energy Jobs Experience Growth in Virginia

Posted by T&D Staff on Aug 15, 2019

T&D World covered Virginia AEE's news on jobs growth, quoting Virginia AEE's Harry Godfrey, and AEE members, Larry Cummings at TRANE and Logan Landry of Sigora Solar. See excerpts below and read the entire T&DW story here.
 
Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national business group, recently released a fact sheet showing that Virginia has 101,400 people working in advanced energy. This represents more than those employed by hospitals (98,549), and twice as many as those in real estate (43,181) across the Commonwealth. The United States has a total of 3.5 million working in advanced energy jobs throughout the nation. 
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E&E News: Clean Energy Groups Back FERC in Battery Storage Lawsuit

Posted by Rod Kuckro on Aug 14, 2019

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