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Utility Dive: New York Regulators Address Data Access Issues in Bid to Grow Clean Energy Development

Posted by Robert Walton on Apr 27, 2021

Utility Dive quoted AEE’s Danny Waggoner on improving data access to increase clean energy progress. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

Dive Brief:

  • The New York Public Service Commission on April 15 adopted a new framework governing access to energy data, aiming to better enable energy service entities (ESEs) to develop new clean energy resources, products and technologies…
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Public News Service: Clean-Energy Experts Predict Federal Dollars Will Spur NV Job Boom

Posted by Suzanne Potter on Apr 27, 2021

Public News Service quoted AEE’s Sarah Steinberg on the prospect for jobs growth in Nevada with federal investments in clean energy resources. The story was picked up by Patch. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Experts forecast up to 400,000 new jobs in Nevada as a result of the Biden administration's climate-change goals and infrastructure plan…

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CT Mirror: A Battle to Get More Clean Energy into New England’s Electric Grid is Underway

Posted by Jan Ellen Spiegel on Apr 26, 2021

CT Mirror examined the ISO-New England market, quoting AEE’s Caitlin Marquis on the benefits of a regional competitive wholesale market. Read snippets below and the full story here.

In January 2020, Katie Dykes, commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection — speaking to environmental advocates attending the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters annual environmental summit — leveled this broadside at the independent system operator that runs the six-state New England electricity grid and the federal authorities that govern it:

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NBC-TV (KCRA-3): Why California's Electric Vehicle Workforce is Expected to Double by 2024

Posted by Ty Steele on Apr 22, 2021

NBC KCRA-3s Ty Steele interviewed AEE’s Amisha Rai on California’s electric transportation workforce and industry, connected to AEE's new related report . Read snippets below and watch the 3.5 minute interview here.

California's electric vehicle workforce is expected to double by 2024. It's a result of the state policies promoting zero-emission technologies.

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Green Car Congress: New Report Finds California’s Electric Transportation Workforce Will Nearly Double by 2024

Posted by News Staff on Apr 22, 2021

Green Car Congress highlighted AEE’s "Electrifying California: Economic Potential of Growing Electric Transportation" report, outlining key findings and policy recommendations. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

A new report commissioned by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) projects that California’s electric transportation (ET)-related workforce will nearly double by 2024. With an estimated 3,900 ET-related businesses in 2019, California is already the leading state in electric transportation.

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Microgrid Knowledge: Advanced Energy Jobs on the Rebound After COVID-19 Hit

Posted by Ethan Howland on Apr 22, 2021

Microgrid Knowledge covered AEE’s 2021 National Jobs Fact Sheet and the Advanced Energy Now 2021 Market Report, highlighting employment and microgrid market prospects. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

After getting slammed by COVID-19 last spring, jobs at advanced energy companies are rebounding but remain below prepandemic levels, according to Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a trade group. The report found that the segment that includes microgrids also experienced a downturn.

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Utility Dive: ConEd and GI Energy Advance New Model for Storage Deployment with Bronx Project

Posted by Jason Plautz on Apr 19, 2021

Utility Dive outlined an innovative Con Edison and GI Energy battery storage project in New York, quoting AEE’s Danny Waggoner on aspects of the project. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

Con Edison and infrastructure company GI Energy are partnering on a unique demonstration project, installing a 1 MW battery storage project on a customer property on City Island in the Bronx. The project will deliver power to businesses along the commercial strip in the summer, relieving grid strain when temperatures rise…
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Chicago Tribune: Rivian Plant Gearing Up for June Launch, the Return of Automaking to Normal and the Dawn of the Electric Vehicle Age

Posted by Robert Channick on Apr 16, 2021

Chicago Tribune cited AEE’s Electrifying Illinois report in their profile of Rivian’s latest EV facility. This story was covered in 33 other outlets including Yahoo News. Read snippets below and the full story here

Nestled among the cornfields of Normal, Illinois, a long-fallow stretch of land is preparing for a bumper crop this summer.

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Microgrid Knowledge: US House Bill Would Give Microgrids 30% Tax Credit

Posted by Ethan Howland on Apr 16, 2021

Microgrid Knowledge outlined a new bill in Congress to establish a 30% microgrid tax credit, quoting AEE’s Leah Rubin Shen on existing tax credits. Read snippets below and the full story here

A California congressman has introduced a bill into the US House of Representatives that would create a 30% microgrid tax credit.

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IndyStar: 'Like a Hostage Negotiation': Indiana Bill on Renewable Energy Standards Dies After Pushback

Posted by Sarah Bowman on Apr 15, 2021

IndyStar reports Indiana HB 1381, a bill, aiming to improve market certainty for renewable companies, died on the Senate floor, quoting AEE’s Caryl Auslander on the impact. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

Efforts to send a message that Indiana is open for business to renewables came to an abrupt stop on Tuesday night. A bill that would have established some statewide standards for wind and solar projects — but was amended to grandfather in counties' more restrictive ordinances — died on the Senate floor.

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