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Blog | Federal Investment

November 7, 2018

How the 2018 Midterm Results Could Impact Clean Energy

Updated November 21, 2018 | Ruth McCormick, Director, State and Federal Affairs, the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and Andy Barnes, Program Manager, Clean Energy Business Network On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, voters decided the fate of 435 seats in the U.S.…
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Blog | Federal Investment

October 2, 2018

National Clean Energy Week: Lynn Abramson Interviews Senator Martin Heinrich, BCSE Hosts Panel

October 2, 2018 │ Andy Barnes, Program Manager, Clean Energy Business Network CEBN President Lynn Abramson sat down with United States Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) on stage at a September 26 Policy Symposium celebrating National Clean Energy Week (Sep. 24-28).…
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Blog | Federal Investment

September 11, 2018

Renewable Electricity and the Renewable Fuel Standard – An Untapped Opportunity?

September 11, 2018 │ John Mosheim, P.E., CEM, Principal Water + Carbon Sustainability Engineer, GHG Engineering, LLC The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a national policy created by Congress in 2005 that requires a certain volume of renewable fuel to…
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August 31, 2018

What is the Affordable Clean Energy rule and how does it compare to the Clean Power Plan?

Updated August 31, 2018 │ Andy Barnes, Program Manager, Clean Energy Business Network On August 20, Acting Environmental  Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler signed a notice of proposed rulemaking called the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, the next step in…
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Blog | Federal Investment

August 22, 2018

Defense Authorization Bill Includes Provisions on Modernizing Energy Infrastructure and Enhancing Resilience

August 22, 2018 │ Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network In a visit to Fort Drum on August 13, President Trump signed into law the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (P.L. 115-232), or NDAA.…
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August 22, 2018

Summary of the Clean Power Plan

What was the Clean Power Plan? What was the status of the Clean Power Plan?
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June 12, 2018

CEBN Executive Circle Invited to Join Resilience and Reliability Dialogue

June 12, 2018 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network Platform will Showcase the Benefits of Clean Energy Industries and Highlight Policy Recommendations with increased focus on managing physical and cyber risks to the energy system…
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Blog | Infrastructure

June 1, 2018

Webinar: Renewable Energy & Efficiency Solutions for Commercial Tenants

Updated August 18, 2018 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network Our partners at the Climate Collaborative selected CEBN member MHR Development to give a broad overview of clean energy solutions for commercial tenants on a webinar on August…
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April 25, 2018

New Portal for Sustainable Energy Commitments Launches on Earth Day

April 25, 2018 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network The “We Are Still In” campaign is a joint effort of more than 2,700 mayors, governors, business leaders, college and university presidents, investors, and other non-federal entities who have…
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January 9, 2018

FERC Rejects Grid Pricing Proposal; Initiates New Conversation on Resilience

January 9, 2018 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network On January 8, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected a proposal by the Secretary of Energy to require new rate structures favorably pricing electricity generation resources with 90-day…
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December 14, 2017

FERC Notice of Proposed Rule Making on Reliability Pricing

December 14, 2017 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network The new pricing regime would promote electricity-generation sources with a 90-day onsite fuel storage.  Based on the criteria laid out, this pricing system would likely favor nuclear and coal power plants.
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Podcast | Federal Investment

December 12, 2017

Episode 2: Energy Policy Outlook for 2018

A race to overhaul the tax code, deadlines on federal spending caps, and major regulatory changes at the federal and state levels: These are just some of the gifts coming our way in the closing weeks of 2017 and beginning…
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July 24, 2018

FAA Reauthorization: Pre-Disaster Mitigation Preparedness and Response through Clean Energy

The CEBN sent a letter to Senate leaders in support of provisions in the House-passed FAA Reauthorization bill that would encourage the incorporation of clean and resilient energy technologies into pre-disaster planning.
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June 12, 2018

Support of Funding for Clean Energy Programs in the Farm Bill

The CEBN sent letters signed by 36 clean energy business leaders in support of funding for Farm Bill energy programs to Members of Congress in the House and Senate working towards a final negotiation on the legislation. Farm Bill energy title programs…
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December 14, 2017

CEBN Outreach on FERC Reliability Pricing Proposal

In December 2017, the CEBN activated its collective network and a subset of its members submitted comments for the initial deadline of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Grid Reliability and Resiliency Pricing, which was initiated at the request of…
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November 1, 2017

CEBN Input: Rebuilding the Electric Grid After Recent Hurricanes

The CEBN sent a summary document of input sourced from CEBN members on rebuilding the electric grid after disasters to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, House Energy and Commerce Committee, and various Congressional Leaders. CEBN entered the document into the hearing…
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October 10, 2017

Rebuilding the Electric Grid After Hurricane Maria

October 10, 2017 | Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network In the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, the CEBN sought member comments on reliable, clean, and efficient solutions to rebuild power supplies in impacted communities.
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CEBN in the News | Federal Investment

August 31, 2017

Ayotte Wants GOP to Move from Climate Debate to Collaboration

August 31, 2017 | Morning Consult — Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) said both political parties should move past polarizing debates on climate change and focus instead on working together to develop energy technologies such as battery storage and grid…
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CEBN in the News | Federal Investment

August 18, 2017

Groups to launch clean-energy lobbying blitz

August 17, 2017 | Axios — America’s clean-energy crowd is looking to shed its climate reputation and appeal more to a Republican-controlled Washington.
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August 3, 2017

Want to Work with the Federal Government?

August 3, 2017 | Mark Wagner, Vice President of Government Relations, Johnson Controls Chairman Are you going to the Federal Energy Management Program’s 2017 Energy Exchange?  The federal government’s premier energy event will bring together agency officials, program managers, and…
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