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Utility Dive: California Braces for Energy Resource Shortfalls Amid Extreme Heat and Drought

Posted by Robert Walton on Jun 28, 2021

Utility Dive summarized the energy crisis facing California amidst the heat wave, quoting AEE’s Leah Rubin Shen. Read snippets below and the full article here.

The new slate of clean energy resources the California Public Utilities Commission approved last week will take about five years to fully come online. In the meantime, grid officials say conservation and demand flexibility will be key to maintaining reliability.

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The Manomet Current: Telemetric Devices Market Latest Technology Innovations, Growth and Demand Analysis 2021 to 2026| Siemens AG, GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Schlumberger Ltd

Posted by Manomet Current Staff on Jun 28, 2021

The Manomet Current described trends in the telemetric devices market, citing a statistic from AEE's Market Report report. Read snippets below and the full article here.

The report presents an in-depth assessment of the Telemetric Devices Market including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models, operator case studies, opportunities, future roadmap, value chain, ecosystem player profiles and strategies. The report also presents forecasts for Telemetric Devices from 2021 till 2026. The report covers the pre COVID-19 historic data, impact of COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 impact on various regions and major countries and on the future development of the industry is pointed out.

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Utility Dive: Massachusetts State Rep, Favored by Renewables Industry, Emerges Among the Frontrunners to Fill FERC Seat

Posted by Catherine Morehouse on Jun 28, 2021

Utility Dive summarized FERC’s need to fill an empty commissioner seat, noting former AEE staffer Maria Robinson as a top candidate. Read snippets below and the full article here. Read additional coverage from MetroWest Daily News here, Nation of Change here, and Politico here, and here

Maria Duaime Robinson, a Massachusetts state representative, is among the frontrunners to replace Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Neil Chatterjee, sources confirm.

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Forbes: Can Grid Operators Handle Heatwaves And Climate Change?

Posted by Ken Silverstein on Jun 28, 2021

Forbes summarized the challenges being faced by grid operators in the face of severe heat waves in the West, quoting AEE’s Leah Rubin Shen. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Get used to triple-digit temperatures. But the heat and drought combined in the western United States also mean that hydro plants now produce much less electricity than before. Just how are grid operators dealing with the current dynamics and the increased pressure to add renewables?

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Smart Cities Dive: White House Agrees to Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Posted by Jason Plautz on Jun 25, 2021

Smart Cities Dive summarized the recent bipartisan infrastructure deal, citing AEE’s national stimulus report and comments from Leah Rubin Shen. Read snippets below and the full article here.

In March, the Biden administration proposed a $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, which included $174 billion in electric vehicle spending, $100 billion for the power grid and $46 billion in clean energy manufacturing, as well as a clean electricity standard and broader clean energy tax credits. The framework released Thursday represents a significant downscale from those ambitions, but the bipartisan backing gives it better odds of passage. 

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E&E News: Court's 'Historic' FERC Slap-Down Shifts Pipeline War


E&E News summarized a federal court ruling concerning the review and approval of pipeline projects, quoting AEE’s Jeff Dennis. Read snippets below and the full article here.

A federal court ruling yesterday could influence how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reviews and approves pipelines, with major implications for the gas industry and legal cases around the country, analysts say.

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Detroit Metro Times: EV Technology, Manufacturing to Create Job Growth in Michigan

Posted by Lily Bohlke on Jun 23, 2021

Detroit Metro Times summarized economic benefits of Biden’s proposed investment in electrification infrastructure, citing an AEE report and comments from Ryan Gallentine. Read snippets below and the full article here. Read coverage from Utah Public Radio here.

A new report predicts Michigan's economy would see major benefits from the Biden administration's proposed $274 billion investment to electrify the transportation sector.

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Pennsylvania Patch: Push For Electric Vehicles In American Jobs Plan Would Benefit PA

Posted by Emily Scott & Dan Heyman on Jun 19, 2021

Pennsylvania Patch summarized the benefits of investing in electrification technology in PA, citing an AEE report and comments from Ryan Gallentine. Read snippets below and the full article here. Read BCTV’s coverage here

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Public News Service: Investments in Electric Vehicles Help Power CA's Recovery

Posted by Suzanne Potter on Jun 18, 2021

Public News Service described how investment in electric vehicles will spur economic growth and create jobs in California, citing comments from AEE’s Ryan Gallentine. Read snippets below and the full article here.

The U.S. economy would see a five-fold return from every tax dollar invested in electric vehicles and the grid, according to a new report.

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Public News Service: Report: Shift to Electric Vehicles an Economic Boon for Virginia

Posted by Diane Bernard on Jun 16, 2021

Public News Service summarized potential effects of electric vehicle investment in Virginia, citing AEE's market report and comments from Ryan Gallentine. Read snippets below and the full article here. Read coverage on this story from Augusta Free Press here

As negotiations in Congress continue on a federal infrastructure package, a report out today predicts the American Jobs Plan's proposed $274 billion investment to support electric vehicles would boost the nation's economy and create millions of jobs.

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