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Make or Buy for Utilities: Putting Services and Capital Investments on a Level Playing Field

Posted by Danny Waggoner

July 2018

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This is the sixth in an occasional series from AEE published in Utility Dive that addresses how the power sector can successfully transition to a 21st Century Electricity System.

Throughout the economy, businesses rely heavily on services to fulfill their needs. In the utility sector, however, the use of services has taken hold more slowly, especially when those services reduce the need for capital investment in their systems. At the heart of the matter is the way utilities recover costs and generate earnings. At stake is faster adoption of modern technology, better service, a more efficient system, and lower costs for customers.

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Topics: 21st Century Electricity System, utility, regulation

Presidential Memorandum Doubles Down on Advanced Energy for Federal Agencies

Posted by Danny Waggoner

December 2013

Us-whitehouse-logoThe White House issued a Presidential Memorandum on Dec. 5 establishing new policies for federal energy management that amount to a significant commitment to the increased use of advanced energy in the Federal Government.  How this translates into concrete investments in efficiency, renewable energy, and other advanced energy technologies will ultimately depend on the extent to which agencies implement several of the voluntary provisions of the memorandum. 

 

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Topics: Federal Policy Update

Zichal: Advanced Energy Companies Need to ‘Connect the Dots’

Posted by Danny Waggoner

November 2013

zichal_01On November 6, Advanced Energy Economy hosted Heather Zichal, President Obama’s Deputy Assistant for Energy and Climate Change, at a breakfast for advanced energy business leaders, including AEE members. It was one of her final appearances as the President’s closest advisor on issues central to the advanced energy industry’s continued growth. In reflecting on her five years on the job, Zichal said the administration has accomplished more than was expected, but will need help from the advanced energy industry at the state and federal level to meet the challenges of the future.


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Topics: Event

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