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HuffPost: GOP Crushes State Regulator Races And Strengthens Grip Over Nation’s Energy Future

Posted by Alexander C. Kaufman on Nov 17, 2022

HuffPost detailed how utility commissioner races will impact America's energy transition, quoting Leah Rubin Shen on how states can use the IRA to avoid rate hikes. Read snippets below and the full article here.

With Arizona’s votes finally tallied this week, Republicans won all but one of the 15 utility commissioner contests in this month’s midterm elections, securing the GOP’s control over critical energy decisions in nine states.

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Topics: State Policy, Federal Policy, Regulatory, AEE In The News, Leah Rubin Shen

Political Climate Podcast: Rolling out historic infrastructure funding

Posted by Julia Pyper on Apr 21, 2022

Political Climate spoke with Leah Rubin Shen about the IIJA rollout, Biden's climate goals, and clean energy tax credits. Listen to the episode here.

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act — a historic $1.2 trillion investment package passed by Congress on a bipartisan basis — has received little fanfare since President Biden signed it into law last November. The bill contains more than $80 billion to advance the clean energy transition and respond to climate change. But where exactly will those dollars go?

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Topics: Federal Policy, AEE In The News, Leah Rubin Shen

Utility Dive: Clean energy sector eyes window for passing federal tax breaks amid challenge of high energy prices

Posted by Larry Pearl on Apr 8, 2022

Utility Dive outlined Congress' reconciliation window, citing AEE's Leah Rubin Shen on a the importance of passing clean energy tax credits. Read snippets below and the full article here.

Clean energy stakeholders see a window in the next few months for Congress to pass broad clean energy tax breaks amid high energy prices and an ever-narrowing legislative calendar.

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Topics: Federal Policy, AEE In The News, Leah Rubin Shen

Advanced Energy Industry Calls on Congress to Build Back Better in 2022

Posted by Adam Winer on Dec 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC, December 21, 2021 – National business association Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) continues to advocate in favor of the federal budget reconciliation legislation commonly known as the Build Back Better Act, and today released the following statement on behalf of its federal policy director Leah Rubin Shen: 

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Topics: News Update, Federal Policy, Press Releases, Leah Rubin Shen

The Verge: After Build Back Better, here’s how the US can still clean up its power grid

Posted by Justine Calma on Dec 21, 2021

The Verge outlined how Congress can clean up the power grid, citing AEE's Leah Rubin Shen on popular provisions of the Build Back Better Act. Read snippets below and the full article here.

The future of America’s electricity grid hangs in the balance as Democrats try to salvage their giant environmental and social spending bill. After West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin imperiled Democrats’ Build Back Better bill — which would have transformed the grid and helped stave off catastrophic climate change — environmental advocates are figuring out a plan B.

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Topics: AEE In The News, Leah Rubin Shen