Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Misses Opportunity to Expand Advanced Energy Markets

Posted by Nick Bibby & Ryan Katofsky on Aug 22, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Why PA Should Empower Customers with Control of Their Utility Data 1Data is the lifeblood of a modern economy. Today, consumers are empowered with unprecedented data access in virtually all aspects of their lives. Yet the ability of utility customers to access their own energy usage data – and the means for them to easily share that data with the companies of their choice – is lagging. This is unfortunate, because making better use of energy usage data can provide a range of benefits, including achieving greater energy efficiency savings and smart energy management during times of peak electricity demand when costs are higher and the risks of power outages increase. That’s why we were surprised when the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) closed its investigation into how to enable this type of data access without taking any action. 

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Topics: Pennsylvania

Advanced Energy United Hosts Candidate Education Across the Virginia Commonwealth

Posted by Aisha Shekara, Kim Jemaine, & Harry Godfrey on Aug 16, 2023 1:30:00 PM

Building on Virginia’s Clean Energy ProgressFrom July to August, Advanced Energy United hosted 23 candidate education meetings with six member companies for Virginia’s General Assembly candidates, Governor Youngkin’s policy team, and the Virginia Department of Energy in Richmond, Norfolk, Charlottesville, and McLean. These small group discussions provided a space for both new and seasoned candidates to ask questions and learn more about who we are, what we do, and how our member companies are saving consumers money, creating good-paying jobs, and generating new economic rewards while decarbonizing the American electricity grid and transportation sector.

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Topics: Virginia

What Will It Take to Electrify California’s Buildings?

Posted by Callie McKenna on Aug 3, 2023 12:30:00 PM

Blog Achieving 100% Clean Buildings in the Golden StateThe California legislature has set a goal of net zero by 2045, and dozens of California cities and counties have doubled down on ambitious – but achievable – climate commitments.  Meeting that goal will be nearly impossible if homes and businesses in the state remain dependent on fossil fuels for their appliance and energy needs. What’s needed is a process by which the state “fully electrifies” its building stock.

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Topics: California

A Discussion on Unleashing the Promise of the Inflation Reduction Act

Posted by Harry Godfrey & Joey Paolino on Jul 27, 2023 1:31:54 PM

Blog Clean Energy Permitting Reform The Path Ahead 2Yesterday, we had the privilege of sponsoring The Hill’s event Clean Energy Permitting Reform: The Path Ahead, which convened members of Congress, policy leaders, and United member company representatives at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to discuss permitting reform for clean energy manufacturing, transmission, and the production and recycling of critical minerals. 

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Topics: Federal Policy, Event

Advanced Transportation Dominates Energy Segment Worldwide in 2022

Posted by Ryan Katofsky on Jul 27, 2023 10:50:44 AM

Blog Segment Growth Propelled by Electric Vehicle DemandThis blog post is an excerpt from the Overview of the Advanced Energy Now 2023 Market Report, prepared for Advanced Energy United by Guidehouse Insights. This post is the third in a series of excerpts from the report.

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Topics: Advanced Energy Now Market Report



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