Arizona Republic examined utilities' concerns over their power supply, quoting AEE's Shelby Stults on how increasing energy efficiency programs and joining a western RTO can help. Read snippets below and the full article here.
Canary Media profiled FERC's transmission policy, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis on how modern infrastructure can better capture the benefits of clean energy. Read snippets below and the full story here.
Over the past nine months, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has been working on a major reform to U.S. transmission-grid policy, one that clean-energy advocates say could determine whether or not the country will be able to build the vast amount of solar and wind power needed to combat climate change.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 21, 2022 – Today, national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) reacted to the announcement by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that it will be reforming regional transmission planning and cost allocation requirements.
Jeff Dennis, Managing Director and General Counsel at AEE, released the following statement on the benefits of the FERC announcement:
“Today’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is an important next step in building the resilient transmission grid the nation needs to meet its economic and clean energy goals and reap the benefits of the rapid expansion of advanced energy technologies. The Commission’s proposals rightly put focus on the need for comprehensive long-term transmission planning that meets the transmission needs of customers and transparently considers the benefits transmission investments can provide to customers over multiple decades.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 21, 2022 – Today, national business group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) reacted to California Independent System Operator's (CAISO) announcement that the Western Energy Imbalance Market (WEIM) has generated $2 billion in costs savings over the last eight years.
Canary Media detailed how U.S. grid operators are planning to open up their energy markets to distributed energy, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis on FERC Order 2222 and initial implementation plans and Caitlin Marquis on baseline erosion. Read snippets below and the full article here.
The future of the power grid lies in tapping the gigawatts of capacity coming from distributed energy resources such as rooftop solar, home batteries, electric vehicles and energy-smart devices — DERs for short. Ultimately, this will radically reconfigure how the U.S. electricity grid works. But getting there will be a long and complicated process...
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 14, 2022 — Today, the American Clean Power Association, Advanced Energy Economy, and the Solar Energy Industries Association filed supplemental comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to emphasize the need and opportunity for near-term interconnection improvements.
AEE joins other clean energy groups in appealing the FERC decision to reject a rehearing of its approval of the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM) proposal
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 8, 2022 — Today, Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) joined a coalition of clean energy, environmental, and community groups from across the Southeast in filing a petition with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit seeking review of the approval of the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM) proposal before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
State regulator leadership will be critical to successful implementation of FERC Order 2222, and a new report from AEE + GridLab Consortium provides guidance
New tools and review processes will be needed to optimize distributed energy resources (DERs) for the electric grid of the future.
WASHINGTON, January 20, 2022 – National business association Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) and GridLab, a non-profit mission-driven electric grid consultancy group, organized an unprecedented coalition of energy utility companies, advanced energy companies, and large-scale energy buyers to publish a new report aimed at addressing key issues needed for successful implementation of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order No. 2222. The new report is designed to act as a framework for state regulators to navigate key issues as utilities look to improve integration of distributed energy resources (DERs) into wholesale markets in the coming years.
Utility Dive: SOO Green transmission project faces PJM obstacles: Are grid operators hindering the energy transition?
Utility Dive detailed barriers to green transmission project, quoting AEE's Jeff Dennis incorporating advanced energy technologies into wholesale markets. Read snippets below and the full article here.
The $2.5 billion SOO Green transmission project ticks many boxes for being an ideal proposal to help advance the energy transition, a key Biden administration priority.