Publish Date: February 26, 2024
Topics: Wholesale Markets
Publish Date: February 5, 2024
Dive into Advanced Energy United’s easy-to-use explainer, a guide to how advanced energy technologies can improve resilience and reliability on the distribution grid.
From hurricanes to wildfires and heat waves to cold snaps, more frequent and pervasive extreme weather is testing the resilience and reliability of America’s electric grid, impacting critical infrastructure, and imperiling lives. At the same time, rising demand for electricity, from fast growing segments of the economy and the electrification of buildings and transportation, is placing new demands upon the grid.
Topics: Federal Policy
Publish Date: February 1, 2024
Pennsylvania’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (AEPS) require electricity suppliers to include specified percentages of renewable energy and several alternative energy production technologies in their supply mix, creating a market mechanism to increase demand for those energy resources—but the law’s requirements plateaued in 2021.
A new report written by Gabel Associates and released by Advanced Energy United, MAREC Action, and the American Clean Power Association found that more than $13.1 billion could be invested in Pennsylvania over the next seven years and 129,000 jobs could be created if policymakers increase the AEPS to require 30% renewable generation by 2030.
Publish Date: December 19, 2023
With electric vehicles (EVs) becoming more widely available on the market, state governments across the country are taking steps to incorporate more electric vehicles into their state fleets. This analysis demonstrates the potential long-term savings EVs could deliver for Indiana, finding that replacing Indiana’s light duty vehicle fleet with comparable EVs could save roughly $62.4 million over a 15-year span.
Publish Date: December 13, 2023
The energy sector is in the midst of a profound transition as it shifts away from fossil fuels to renewable energy and a decarbonized economy. As such, natural gas utilities are at risk of stagnating customer growth and declining demand per customer due to competition from cost-effective electrification solutions and decarbonization efforts.