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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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