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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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Jobs on the Map

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Current News

  1. EERS Boosts Arkansas Energy Efficiency Economy by 44% Since 2010

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation // September 4, 2014

    Little Rock, AR – The Energy Efficiency (EE) industry in Arkansas has developed into a strong and reliable job creator in Arkansas since the Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS) went into effect in January 2011, according to data released today by the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation (AAEF).

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  2. AAEF Study Shows Energy Efficiency Is Key Ingredient to Clean Power Plan

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation // August 29, 2014

    August 29, 2014 – An economic study sponsored by the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation proves that relying aggressively on energy efficiency to meet carbon emission guidelines would have a net positive effect on the Arkansas economy, AAEF leaders said yesterday following a presentation by local economist Jim Metzger to Arkansas stakeholders planning the state’s response to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

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  3. Energy Efficiency is Now a $1.5 Billion Business in Arkansas

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation // August 28, 2014

    Little Rock, AR – Total energy efficiency spending in Arkansas is more than $1.5 billion resulting in more than 12,500 high-paying jobs, according to data released Thursday by the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation (AAEF) during the latest meeting of Arkansas stakeholders planning the state’s response to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

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  4. Media Coverage: Neal Elliott addresses AAEF

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation // August 15, 2014

    The Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation (AAEF) was proud to host Neal Elliott as our speaker on August 14, 2014 as part of our series of programs highlighting emerging advanced energy technologies. Mr. Elliott discussed the energy efficiency resource available in Arkansas, how the state might measure and evaluate the programs and policies, and what the economic benefits would be to the state from an expanded embrace of energy efficiency that extends to all customers.

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  5. AAEA Seeking Nominations for first annual Ron Bell Advanced Energy Leadership Award

    Arkansas Advanced Energy Association // August 15, 2014

    AAEA is excited to announce the creation of the first annual Ron Bell Advanced Energy Leadership Award. Named after the first chairman of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation, the award will recognize outstanding and consistent contributions to Arkansas’s advanced energy industry by an individual business leader, research/education leader, or public servant in Arkansas. We are now soliciting nominations for the first recipient of this award and all nominations must be submitted by AAEA members and are due by Friday, August 29th. The winner(s) will be announced at this year's emPOWERing Arkansas: AAEA Annual Meeting & Policy Conference on Friday, October 17th.

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