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RealClearEnergy Op-ed: Pass Permitting Reform & Recycling Policy to Build America’s Advanced Energy Future

Posted by Harrison Godfrey on Apr 19, 2023

In an op-ed to the RealClear Energy, Harrison Godfrey outlines a proposal to Congress to reform the permitting process and pair it with support for reuse and recycling of advanced energy tech.

Solar and wind are now the most affordable sources of electricity in the U.S., overtaking fossil fuels. Advances in battery storage are bringing electric vehicles (EVs) – already more cost-effective to charge and maintain – into price parity with their petroleum-fueled counterparts.

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Topics: United In The News, Harrison Godfrey

The Free Lance-Star: Column: Virginia Can Lead on Clean Energy and Maintain a Reliable Grid

Posted by Harrison Godfrey on Sep 17, 2020

Fredericksburg's Free Lance-Star published AEE's Harrison Godfrey's correction to an editorial that asserted rolling blackouts in California are the future for Virginia as it transitions to clean energy. Read excerpts below and the entire The Free Lance-Star piece here.

As a record heat wave struck California in recent weeks, and grid operators were forced to institute rolling blackouts, Free Lance-Star editors jumped too quickly to blame clean energy resources [“A cautionary energy tale from California, Editorial, Aug. 30]... In a letter to the governor, the heads of California’s energy agencies have stated point-blank: “Renewable energy did not cause the rotating outages.” Instead, a complicated series of system and planning failures, which are detailed in the letter, led to the blackouts...

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Topics: United In The News