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Monique Hanis

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Annual ‘Factbook’ Shows Advanced Energy is the New Normal

Posted by Monique Hanis

Feb 8, 2017 2:19:56 PM


Today, the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) released their fifth annual “Sustainable Energy in America Factbook.” What’s the big theme that emerges from the book this year? Advanced energy is now the new normal, adding gigawatts of new renewable energy generation capacity and improving energy productivity to meet the demands of a growing economy.

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Topics: 21st Century Electricity System

Today is #EEDay2016. Celebrate the Savings!

Posted by Monique Hanis

Oct 5, 2016 7:30:00 AM


Saving energy saves money for homeowners, government agencies, schools and businesses – we all know that. Energy efficiency is also an integral segment of the broad advanced energy industry we represent here at AEE, a key part of making the energy we use secure, clean, and affordable. But it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. Today, we hope to change that.

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New ‘Factbook’ Shows Shifts to Advanced Energy Becoming Permanent

Posted by Monique Hanis

Feb 11, 2016 1:09:01 PM


Last week, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) released their fourth annual “Sustainable Energy in America Factbook.” If there’s a new theme connecting the many energy facts in the 2016 edition, it’s “staying power.” According to Colleen Regan, Senior Analyst, BNEF, and co-author of the 158-page report, “Last year was certainly one for the history books: U.S. power sector carbon emissions fell to their lowest annual level since the mid-1990s. Perhaps most importantly, many of the key changes seen in 2015 are likely permanent shifts, rather than temporary adjustments due to one-time events.” 

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