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Advanced Energy on the Move in 2013

Many of the AAEA's top legislative priorities were enacted in 2013, and in addition, AAEA participated in two dockets at the Public Service

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Policy Agenda

Advanced energy technologies create jobs, businesses and investments while increasing energy efficiency and energy independence. AAEA members

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Current News

  1. AAEA Addresses EPA Clean Power Plan at Public Hearing in Atlanta

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Association // July 29, 2014

    Atlanta, GA - AAEA Policy Director Ken Smith told EPA officials in an Atlanta public hearing today that the business trade association supports EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan as consistent with AAEA's principles to recognize the value of advanced energy, provide business certainty, and encourage technology-neutral and market-based solutions.

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  2. AAEA Comments to ADEQ and ASPC

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Association // July 25, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK – In comments submitted this week at the request of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), AAEA predicted “unprecedented economic development and job growth” with advanced energy technologies leading the way if the state achieves its full clean power potential.

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  3. Walmart, Other Corporations Call for More Renewable Energy

    // July 11, 2014

    Washington, DC (July 11, 2014) – Seeking to increase availability of cost-competitive renewable energy to run their businesses, 12 leading companies today signed the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles to better communicate their purchasing needs and expectations to the marketplace. The companies – Bloomberg, Facebook, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Mars, Novelis, Procter and Gamble, REI, Sprint, and Walmart – are hoping the principles will open up new opportunities for collaboration with utilities and energy suppliers to increase their ability to buy renewable energy.

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  4. Energy Efficiency: A Resource for EPA Clean Air Compliance and Economic Development in Arkansas

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation // July 11, 2014

    Luncheon Featuring Keynote Speaker Neal Elliott Associate Director for Research, The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) The Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation (AAEF) is proud to announce the next speaker in our series of programs highlighting emerging advanced energy technologies. This event is especially tailored to AAEA members, sustainability managers, advanced energy industry, state clean power plan stakeholders and open to the general public. Lunch is provided, however due to space limitations, advance RSVP is required.

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  5. Sustainability Commission Proposes PACE District for City of Little Rock

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Association // May 28, 2014

    Little Rock, AR - The Little Rock Sustainability Commission voted unanimously Friday to recommend that Little Rock become the third city in Arkansas to create an energy improvement district. The Commission developed and will submit a proposed PACE ordinance to Mayor Mark Stodola that could be considered and voted on by the Little Rock Board of Directors in order to create the district. Stodola has previously expressed interest in establishing a Little Rock PACE District. Both the City of Fayetteville and the City of North Little Rock have established ordinances within the past year.

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