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E&E News: Northeast grid rules could make or break clean energy

Posted by Miranda Willson on Nov 22, 2021

E&E News detailed potential changes underway for New England’s grid operator, quoting AEE's Caitlin Marquis on renewable energy goals. Read snippets below and the full story here.

New England’s grid operator is considering an overhaul of regional power market rules that could determine whether Northeast states meet their clean energy goals, creating uncertainty in a region pivotal for reaching President Biden’s push for 100 percent clean electricity.

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Topics: AEE In The News, Caitlin Marquis

Indianapolis Business Journal (Opinion): Duke Energy should be ambitious in effort to help customers save

Posted by JR Tolbert on Nov 19, 2021

Indianapolis Business Journal published JR Tolbert's op-ed on how Duke Energy can save its customers money and up energy efficiency programming. Read snippets below and the full article here.

As the saying goes, the cheapest energy is the energy we don’t use. And proven, affordable and readily available technologies that reduce energy use can save customers money on their monthly bills. So it’s disappointing that Indiana has deprioritized these cost-saving solutions.

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Topics: AEE In The News

RTO Insider: CHESSA Working with Conservative Groups to Promote Solar in Rural Va. Counties

Posted by K. Kaufman on Nov 18, 2021

RTO Insider detailed Virginia's opportunity to engage in bipartisan action on clean energy, citing AEE's Harry Godfrey. Read snippets below and the full story here

Democrats’ stunning electoral losses in Virginia’s recent elections could usher in new opportunities for bipartisan action on clean energy and create a model for the rest of the country, according to Ron Butler, state director of Conservatives for Clean Energy Virginia (CCE-VA)...

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Topics: AEE In The News

Canary Media: What does Glenn Youngkin’s win in Virginia mean for clean energy?

Posted by Julian Spector on Nov 17, 2021

Canary Media outlined what Glenn Youngkin's gubernatorial win could mean for the Virginia Clean Economy Act, quoting AEE's Harry Godfrey. Read snippets below and the full article here

The incoming Republican governor expressed skepticism about Virginia’s 100% clean energy law but said he supports a massive offshore wind project...

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Topics: AEE In The News

Politico Pro: Democrats’ reconciliation bill seen as biggest boost for American manufacturing since the New Deal

Posted by Gavin Bade on Nov 16, 2021

Politico Pro outlined manufacturing provisions in Congress' reconciliation bill, quoting AEE's Nat Kreamer on industry benefits. Read snippets below and the full piece here.

Tucked deep inside the Democrats’ reconciliation bill are plans for one of the biggest government-led expansions of American manufacturing.

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Topics: AEE In The News

AEE applauds passage of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and BBB Act progress

Posted by Adam Winer on Nov 5, 2021

WASHINGTON, November 5, 2021 – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and continued to advance the Build Back Better Act, paving the way for a historic investment in advanced energy.

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Topics: AEE In The News

National clean energy business group AEE praises historic Build Back Better framework

Posted by Adam Winer on Oct 28, 2021

Clean energy investments will improve the way America powers its homes, cars and businesses.
 

WASHINGTON, October 28, 2021 – Today, the White House presented a framework for a Build Back Better Act, which will guide the drafting of legislative language for Congress to consider.

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Topics: AEE In The News

Utility Dive (Opinion): How New England could demonstrate what a 'clean energy RTO' looks like

Posted by Caitlin Marquis on Oct 25, 2021

Utility Dive published Caitlin Marquis' op-ed on how ISO-New England could lead the country in creating the first "clean energy RTO." Read snippets below and the full article here.

New England faces an unprecedented set of questions about its energy future: What measures should states prioritize as they work to achieve ambitious clean energy targets set in legislation? How can distributed energy resources (DERs) be leveraged as part of the solution? What tools can a region with cold winters use to reliably transition to a fully decarbonized economy? 

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Topics: AEE In The News

Utility Dive: California markets in the Lone Star State? Texas regulators consider 'quasi-capacity' market system

Posted by Robert Walton on Oct 22, 2021

Utility Dive outlined Texas regulators' moves to implement ERCOT market changes, citing TAEBA's Suzanne Bertin on energy efficiency. Read snippets below and the full story here.

Generators and transmission operators will need to weatherize their systems ahead of winter as Texas regulators consider "monumental" market changes.

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Topics: AEE In The News

Utility Dive: Southern, Duke SEEM proposal takes effect as FERC deadlocks on market plan

Posted by Ethan Howland on Oct 14, 2021

Utility Dive cited AEE's Jeff Dennis on SEEM taking effect. Read snippets below and the full article here

A proposed trading platform for 15 utilities across the Southeast — the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM) — took effect after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission again deadlocked on a major policy issue...

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Topics: AEE In The News