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The Urgent Threats Facing Federal Energy Efficiency Investment

July 31, 2017 | Ben Evans, Vice President for Government Affairs & Communications, Alliance to Save Energy

There was a sense of relief in March when the Trump administration’s budget proposal—which would gut federal energy efficiency budgets and wholly eliminate the ENERGY STAR program—got a decidedly hostile reception from both parties on Capitol Hill.

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Clean Energy Providers: Plug into Emerging State Opportunities

July 28, 2017 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

Innovation in energy production, distribution, storage and use is creating market disruptions at an increasing pace. How are state energy policymakers responding? State policies can either create new market opportunities for clean energy technologies or impose barriers, so it is important for business leaders to understand and respond to these developments.

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“Technologies for Energy Security Act” would extend and modify investment tax credit

June 23, 2017 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

At the end of 2016, federal tax credits expired for a number of clean energy technologies other than wind and solar.

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Tight Budgets and Tight Timing: Takeaways from a Discussion on the FY 2018 Budget Request for Clean Energy Programs

June 16, 2017 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network

Funding for clean energy programs is in jeopardy and timing is tight—but business voices can make a difference.

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