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Utility Dive: Clean Energy Bill Marks Dramatic Transition for Virginia Amid Dispute Over Costs to Consumers

Posted by Lulia Gheorghiu on Mar 10, 2020

Utility Dive covered passage of the Virginia Clean Economy Act quoting Virginia AEE's Harry Godfrey and highlighting AEE commissioned 5 Lakes Energy costs analysis. Read excerpts below and the entire UD piece here. 

The Virginia Clean Economy Act, which enjoyed wide support from environmental and clean energy groups, cleared both chambers and was sent to the governor's desk on Friday. The package presents a Democratic-led path to ambitious climate goals, and many clean energy advocates are lauding the effort as an example for other states. However, analysis from the State Corporation Commission has the leading utility in the state, Dominion Energy, collecting approximately $50.8 billion more from its customers due to the provisions.

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Topics: AEE In The News

Utility Dive: Want better grid mod proceedings? Exelon official says involve stakeholders earlier

Posted by Lulia Gheorghiu on Feb 7, 2019

Utility Dive covers a panel session exploring ways to improve the planning process for grid modernization. AEE’s senior advisor Malcolm Woolf weighs in. See the full Utility Dive article here:

While utilities are in the best position to define problems with distributed resource integration, the planning process could better involve other stakeholders, Exelon's director of utility innovation, Susan Mora, said on a Wednesday panel about grid mod proceedings and distributed resource integration.

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Topics: AEE In The News