Advanced Energy Manufacturing: An Economic Opportunity for the United States

Posted by Reports on Jun 29, 2021 12:15:00 PM

Publish Date: June 29, 2021

The advanced energy industry is uniquely positioned to help address economic anxiety by creating middle-class jobs throughout the United States in a sector – clean energy and transportation – that’s poised for sustained and accelerating growth over the coming decades as the global economy transitions to clean, reliable, affordable resources. 

Today, this multibillion-dollar industry already employs more than 3 million Americans, with thousands in every state across the country.

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Topics: Federal Policy, Manufacturing and Infrastructure

Economic Impact of Stimulus Investment in Advanced Energy for America

Posted by Reports on Jun 24, 2021 12:56:00 PM

Publish Date: June 24, 2021

This report focuses on the potential economic impact of such investment in advanced energy technologies. Focusing stimulus spending on deployment, manufacturing, and training programs for advanced energy technologies can generate economic activity and create good jobs across the U.S.

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Topics: Federal Policy, Economic Impact

AEE 2021 Stimulus Priorities

Posted by Reports on Jan 25, 2021 1:35:00 PM

Publish Date: January 25, 2021

AEE experts share specific policy priorities as the federal government considers economic stimulus and explain how investments in advanced energy technologies can deliver immediate economic stimulus and growth in good-paying jobs for workers across the country.

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Topics: Federal Policy

Opening the Door to DERs

Posted by Reports on Oct 1, 2020 11:50:00 AM

Publish Date: October 1, 2020

On September 17, 2020, FERC issued a landmark order directing Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators (RTOs/ISOs) to open their electricity markets to participation by aggregated distributed energy resources (DERs).

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Topics: Federal Policy, Wholesale Markets

NO QUICK FIX: Why ‘Fixed Resource Requirement’ is Not the Best Way for States to Protect their Energy Choices

Posted by Reports on Sep 2, 2020 3:18:00 PM

Publish Date: September 2, 2020

In Sept. 2020, AEE released this background paper describing the Fixed Resource Requirement (FRR) option in regional energy capacity markets that some states are exploring in response to an order by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) they see as undermining their policy commitments to clean energy.

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Topics: Federal Policy, Wholesale Markets