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Indiana Advanced Energy Economy Opposes SB 472 as Amended

Posted by Bob Keough on Apr 8, 2019

Indiana Advanced Energy Economy Opposes SB 472 as Amended
Bill now includes moratorium on energy development designed to protect coal interests at the expense of Indiana consumers and businesses

INDIANAPOLIS, April 8, 2019 — Indiana Advanced Energy Economy (Indiana AEE) released the following statement today in opposition to SB 472, which was amended last week to include a 20-month moratorium on utility regulatory commission action on any matter involving more than 250 MW of generating capacity at a time when utilities are considering retiring coal-fired units and replacing them with cleaner, cheaper energy sources:

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Advanced Energy Gains 125,000 Jobs in 2018, Growing Twice as Fast as U.S. Employment Overall

Posted by Bob Keough on Mar 20, 2019


With 3.5 million jobs, advanced energy industry employs more U.S. workers than retail stores, twice as many as hotels and motels, three times coal and oil industries

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 – Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy released a fact sheet showing that the advanced energy industry employed 3.5 million U.S. workers in 2018, an increase of 125,000 jobs over 2017. Advanced energy employment grew 4 percent year-over-year, more than twice as fast as the overall U.S. employment growth rate of 1.5 percent. Employers expect to add 6 percent more advanced energy jobs in the coming year.

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AEE Challenges EPA Fuel Efficiency Standards Rollback for Light-Duty Vehicles

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Feb 19, 2019

Business group files Amicus Brief in support of states’ challenge to EPA’s unlawful attempt to unwind existing achievable and cost-effective standards

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 19, 2019 – Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) announced it has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in support of petitions brought by 17 states, the District of Columbia, and others challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed rollback greenhouse gas emissions standards for light-duty vehicles. AEE’s amicus brief, its first-ever legal action on fuel efficiency standards, can be downloaded here.

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AEE Asks FERC to Address ISO New England's Process for Measuring Energy Efficiency Resources

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Feb 13, 2019

Business group files petition raising concerns about New England grid operator’s proposed changes to rules for energy efficiency resources

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2019 – Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) announced it has filed a petition with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding concerns about recent changes suggested by independent regional grid operator ISO New England Inc.’s (ISO-NE) staff to the process for measurement and verification of energy efficiency resources that participate in ISO-NE’s markets. The petition, filed jointly with Sustainable FERC Project, can be downloaded here

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Advanced Energy Economy Recommends Policy Priorities to 116th Congress

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Jan 24, 2019

Business group proposes four key priority areas with specific policy actions to ensure all energy resources can compete based on price and performance

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 24, 2019 – Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) announced it has released policy recommendations to the 116th Congress outlining four key priority areas and specific policy actions to help achieve the broad goals of economic growth, cost savings, and a reliable grid. The full document can be downloaded here.

AEE’s four key priorities include: 

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Advanced Energy Economy Appoints Allison Ingram to Head Finance and Operations

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Jan 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2019 – Today national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) announced it has appointed Allison Ingram as senior vice president for finance and operations, effective Feb. 11. She will be based in the business group’s Washington office.

Allison comes to AEE with executive financial management experience, most recently as the director of finance, administration, and operations for the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), which serves 29,000 members. Previously, she was vice president of finance and administration for the National Society of Accountants.

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AEE Reacts to NERC Assessment of Power Plant Retirements on Grid Reliability

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Dec 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, December 18, 2018 — Today, national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) reacted to a new report by the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) on the potential impact of an extreme scenario of accelerated power plant retirements on grid reliability. 

"Today’s report should be viewed in context. As NERC itself states, the report looks at unlikely scenarios that go far beyond either announced or projected power plant retirements to determine at what point there might be some risk for reliability,” said Jeff Dennis, general counsel for regulatory affairs at AEE.

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Top Energy Bills, Dockets, Policy Topics of 2018, According to PowerSuite

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Nov 29, 2018

Calif. Storage Bill, Mich. Resource Plan Were Top Trending Issues on AEE’s PowerSuite Tool in 2018
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Virginia AEE Cheers Amazon HQ2 Choice for Jobs, Energy Innovation

Posted by Virginia AEE on Nov 13, 2018

Virginia AEE Cheers Amazon’s Choice to Locate HQ2 Offices in Virginia as Opportunity to Expand Advanced Energy Resources
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Report & Case Studies: Navigating Utility Business Model Reform

Posted by Advanced Energy Economy on Nov 12, 2018

     
      
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