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Houston Chronicle: Could Texas be an Electric Vehicle Hub?

Posted by James Osborne on Dec 15, 2020

The Houston Chronicle covered EV supply chain opportunities for companies and workers in Texas, referencing TAEBA's new report and quoting Suzanne Bertin. The story was republished by Beaumont, Laredo, Midland, San Antonio outlets. Read excerpts below and the full story here (sub. req.)

The push to clean up the world's energy sector to fight climate change has always presented an existential threat to oil and gas producing regions like Texas. But there is a new train of thought that the losses suffered by the state's oil producers might be to some degree mitigated should Texas manage to attract the burgeoning electric vehicle manufacturing industry.

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Topics: United In The News

REPORT: Potential for Federal Stimulus Investment Offers Hope for Nevada Economy Despite Grim Budget Projections

Posted by Monique Hanis on Dec 3, 2020

Analysis shows $10 billion in federal stimulus, invested in advanced energy technologies, would add $60 billion to Nevada’s gross state product, a six-fold return on investment; increase tax revenues; create jobs; and deliver annual savings to consumers

CARSON CITY, December 3, 2020 – This week, decision makers in Nevada are facing a grim reality, as the Economic Forum delivers its General Fund revenue forecast today. As Gov. Sisolak and state legislators prepare the biennial budget for FY 2021-2023, hope for a federal stimulus package has revived, with the incoming Biden administration making COVID-19 relief and rebuilding the economy among its top priorities.

With any federal dollars, Nevadans must make certain to invest in sectors that can leverage the stimulus for the greatest long-term impact. A report from national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) quantifies significant economic benefits associated with investments in advanced clean energy deployment for the state of Nevada.

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PV Magazine: Senate confirms Clements and Christie to FERC, lengthy list awaits new Commission

Posted by Jean Haggerty on Dec 2, 2020

PV Magazine covered the Senate confirmation of Mark Christie and Allison Clements to FERC, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis. Read excerpts below and the full piece here.

The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Mark Christie and Allison Clements to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), bringing the agency to a full five members for the first time in nearly two years...

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Topics: United In The News