Advanced Energy Perspectives

NEWS: Experts Agree: Advanced Energy Is No Threat; Wind Energy & Windsurfers in Texas

Posted by Lexie Briggs

Jun 30, 2017 2:37:54 PM

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In advance of a Department of Energy study seemingly intended to suggest otherwise, we find mounting evidence from leading experts that advanced energy is helping America’s electricity system, not harming it. One new example: New York City cashing in on demand response in a big way this summer. Plus: Texas is “too windy and sunny for old energy companies to make money.” Isn’t that a shame?

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NEWS: Cities Going All In; Water Heaters Storing Energy for the Grid

Posted by Lexie Briggs

Jun 23, 2017 2:23:50 PM

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This week, the news is about cities taking the helm on advanced energy market creation, with Philadelphia joining scores of other cities in taking a pledge for advanced energy—though one columnist thinks the media attention lavished on 100% renewable statements is “mindless cheerleading.” And, like many weeks this year, storage is taking center stage as utilities deploy all kinds of technologies, from EV batteries to hot water heaters, to hold energy until it’s needed.

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NEWS: Bricks, Breakfast, and Banks, All Powered by Advanced Energy; Everything-Plus-Storage

Posted by Lexie Briggs

Jun 16, 2017 11:16:41 AM

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This week, we bring you stories of advanced energy chosen by industries you might not expect, generation-other-than-solar-plus-storage, and, as always, AEE members leading the way. Legos, cereal, and batteries backing up power plants: just another average week in the advanced energy industry.

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NEWS: Advanced Energy Keeps Exceeding Expectations

Posted by Lexie Briggs

Jun 2, 2017 1:18:42 PM

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One story dominated the news here in Washington this week, but we’re not here to talk about it. Beyond Paris and Washington, hidden in the rest of this week’s news an interesting trend emerges: Advanced energy is exceeding expectations, consistently and across the board. From smashed predictions from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) to wildly conservative estimates about efficiency, advanced energy is on the rise, and it’s faster than anyone expected.

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NEWS: EV Drivetrains and Blockchain are Changing the Game

Posted by Lexie Briggs

May 26, 2017 3:24:30 PM

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This week in the news, we have everything from more affordable electric vehicles driving demand to major investments in wind and solar, as well as a new solar+storage pipeline and blockchain technology changing the game once again. Just an average week in the world of advanced energy.

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