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Utility Dive: FERC Chair Glick wants mandatory winterization standards for power plants following Texas grid failure

Posted by Robert Walton on Sep 24, 2021

Utility Dive outlined FERC and NERC's move for stronger weatherization standards, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read snippets below and the full article here.

The February 2021 cold snap was not the first time U.S. power plants and gas transportation systems failed under extreme cold conditions, the joint report makes clear. Rather, it was the fourth time in the last decade that cold weather "jeopardized bulk-power system reliability due to unplanned cold weather-related generation outages."

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Colorado Sun (Opinion): The Technology, and Workforce, For Clean Energy Already are in Place. Now it’s Time to Invest

Posted by Emilie Olson on Sep 20, 2021

Colorado Sun published AEE Emilie Olson's op-ed on the state's clean energy workforce. Read snippets below and the full article here.

The payback would be 6-to-1, and would save Coloradans billions in energy costs.

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Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois Now Boasts the ‘Most Equitable’ Climate Law in America. What Will That Mean?

Posted by Brett Chase and Dan Gearino on Sep 17, 2021

Chicago Sun Times and Inside Climate News covered Illinois's new climate and energy law, quoting AEE's Daniel Bloom on the social and economic benefits of embracing clean energy. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Besides setting targets for a switchover to clean energy, it comes with promises of equitable job creation and an emphasis on helping communities hit hardest by fossil-fuel pollution...

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Utility Dive: House Committee to Vote on Expanded EV and Clean Energy Tax Credits, Including Storage, Hydrogen

Posted by Jason Plautz on Sep 14, 2021

Utility Dive quoted AEE's Leah Rubin Shen on aspects of the House reconciliation bill. Read snippets below and the full article here.

The House Ways and Means Committee will meet Tuesday to vote on tax incentives for clean energy and electric vehicles as part of the committee’s portion of the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation spending plan. 

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Canary Media: The House’s Big Budget Reconciliation Bill Would Be A Bonanza For Clean Energy

Posted by Jeff St. John on Sep 12, 2021

Canary Media outlined tax credits and direct pay for clean energy, storage, and transmission in the House reconciliation bill, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis on ITC details. Read snippets below and the full story here.

Tax credits and direct-pay provisions for a panoply of clean energy and carbon-reduction technologies. Incentives to expand and strengthen the nation’s power grids, encourage adoption of electric vehicles and electrify buildings. And a program to push U.S. utilities to make use of these technologies to reach an 80 percent carbon-free electricity supply by 2030.

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Indiana Energy Crossroads Podcast

Posted by Kacey Crane and Jonathan Kopp on Sep 7, 2021

The Indiana Energy Crossroads Podcast discussed AEE's Indiana jobs factsheet with Caryl Auslander. 

Indiana Energy Crossroads launched its third season with guest Caryl Auslander to unveil the state's exciting new jobs numbers and discuss the impact of advanced energy on the Indiana economy.

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E&E News: Ariz. Study Renews Debate Over 100% Clean Electricity

Posted by Edward Klump on Aug 23, 2021

E&E News covered a study on clean energy out of Arizona, citing AEE's Shelby Stults on a cost-effective energy transition. Read the full story here.

A new report on the costs of possible clean energy mandates has reignited a skirmish over how fast — and at what price — major Arizona utilities should slash carbon emissions from the electricity sector.

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Renewable Energy World: The Latest on SEEM, FERC, and the Impact on Renewable Energy

Posted by John Engel on Aug 20, 2021

Renewable Energy World spoke to AEE's Jeff Dennis on SEEM, FERC, and the coalition's potential impact on renewables. View the segment here.

The coalition of Southern utilities petitioning to form a new market exchange has responded to a second deficiency letter from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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KJZZ: Arizona Sees Increased Push For Adoption Of Electric Vehicles

Posted by Mark Brodie on Aug 19, 2021

KJZZ spoke to AEE's Shelby Stults on EV adoption across Arizona. Listen to the segment here.

A group of Arizona business and political leaders is calling on the federal government to make a “bold investment” in clean transportation, including electric vehicles, also known as EVs.

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Phoenix Business Journal: Gallego, Business Leaders Call on Congress to Make 'Bold Investments' in Electric Vehicles

Posted by Andy Blye on Aug 17, 2021

Phoenix Business Journal detailed Arizona's efforts to increase spending for electric vehicles, citing AEE's Shelby Stults on EV job growth. Read snippets below and the full story here

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, as well as a chorus of Arizona business leaders, called on the federal government to increase spending for electric vehicles, including a boost in tax incentives which would make EVs more affordable.

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