Recent Reports

Making the Most of the Federal Home Energy Rebates

Posted by Reports on Sep 21, 2023 12:01:00 AM

Advanced Energy United & Rewiring America’s Guide to Lowering Energy Bills, Increasing Comfort, and Transforming Markets through Smart Program Design.

Publish Date: September 21, 2023

Among its numerous provisions and incentives, the Inflation Reduction Act created two programs to help finance residential energy efficiency and electrification: the Home Efficiency Rebate and Home Electrification & Appliance Rebate Programs. With $8.6 billion in funds, to be allocated across all 50 states and tribes, these programs represent some of the most ambitious efforts to help American families reduce their electric bills and electrify their homes. The programs also represent an opportunity for states and industry to catalyze a broader market for distributed energy resources. 

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Topics: State Policy, Federal Policy

Consumers Energy Gas Bill Impact Analysis

Posted by Reports on Sep 18, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Publish Date: September 18, 2023

The Consumers Energy Gas Bill Impact Analysis demonstrates that Michigan utility Consumers Energy’s residential customer gas rates will steadily increase over the next several decades – up to 49% over 2021 levels – due to projected utility capital expenditures and energy efficiency and electrification trends.  

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Michigan

FERC Order 2023 Toolkit: Highlights from the First Leg of the Transmission Reform Marathon

Posted by Reports on Sep 13, 2023 2:33:33 PM

Publish Date: September 13, 2023

Interconnection – the process of studying how a project will impact the grid once it's plugged in – is a key piece of the advanced energy deployment process. However, over the last few years as deployment accelerates, the interconnection process has stalled to a near standstillleaving many clean energy projects stuck or even cancelled. To address this increasingly difficult issue, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) began to consider reforms back in 2021, and in July of this year, they issued a ruling based on their considerations.  

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Topics: Wholesale Markets

America's Electric Grid Reliability Fact Sheets

Posted by Reports on Aug 16, 2023 4:01:59 PM

Publish Date: August 16, 2023

Across the nation, fossil fuels are failing to keep the power on during extreme weather events, showing time and again that they are unreliable when we need power the most.  

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Topics: State Policy, Texas, California

Survey of Likely General Election Indiana Statewide Voters

Posted by Reports on Aug 15, 2023 10:26:30 AM

Publish Date: August 15, 2023

On behalf of Advanced Energy United, Cygnal, an international polling and public opinion firm, spoke with 800 likely voters from July 17-18 of 2023, finding widespread support for renewable energy across the state.

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Topics: Indiana