Advocacy Updates

Updates on CEBA’s government relations and advocacy work on behalf of the renewable energy sector.

  • CEBA Calls for Rehearing at FERC on the Southeast Energy Exchange Market

    November 12, 2021

    On November 12, CEBA submitted a joint filing with coalition partners Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) requesting a rehearing at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM). SEEM was approved on October 13 in a 2-2 split at the Commission. However, CEBA and other key stakeholders noted […]

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  • CEBA Encourages Texas Public Utility Commission to Identify Reliability Concerns and Support Sustainability Commitments

    November 1, 2021

    CEBA filed comments at the Texas Public Utility Commission on November 1 in response to the Commission’s Market Design docket (PROJECT NO. 52373). This is CEBA’s second filing on this docket. The Market Design docket is intended to address outages at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) that were a result of Winter Storm Uri. CEBA’s […]

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  • CEBA Brings the Customer Voice to Transmission Expansion and Planning Reforms at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

    October 14, 2021

    CEBA filed comments at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Tuesday, October 12th in response to FERC’s July 15th Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) on revisions to improve transmission planning, cost allocation, and generator interconnection processes. CEBA’s ongoing engagement at FERC showcases the importance of the energy customer voice in federal proceedings. Transmission infrastructure is an essential component of […]

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  • CEBA Supports Congressional Efforts to Expand Organized Wholesale Markets

    September 15, 2021

    CEBA and key stakeholders support Congressional efforts that would bolster states across the U.S. in their efforts to join, expand, and improve competitive, organized wholesale markets. These markets provide an effective pathway to reaching state decarbonization goals in a way that supports grid reliability, enhances energy efficiency, increases customer savings, and drives zero-carbon energy technologies. CEBA […]

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  • Call for Department of Energy Funding to Drive Clean Technology Acceleration

    August 31, 2021

    CEBA joins key stakeholders asking for Congress to support the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) in the reconciliation process. This office plays a critical role in attracting private enterprise to clean technology investment and shepherding innovative technologies to market, which drives the technological development needed to reach a 100% zero-carbon goal. Click below […]

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  • CEBA Calls for Greater Transparency on Proposed Southeast Energy Exchange Market

    August 24, 2021

    CEBA supports a more competitive wholesale market structure in the U.S. Southeast in order to maximize customers’ access to low-cost and reliable clean energy. CEBA, along with the Advanced Energy Economy and the Advanced Energy Buyers Group, submitted comments on August 23 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) urging the Commission to assess the […]

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  • Customer-Centric Market Design Reform Needed in ERCOT Market

    August 16, 2021

    As the Texas Public Utilities Commission contemplates changes to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market, CEBA supports efforts to holistically address cost-effective and customer-centric solutions for improving grid reliability. However, CEBA also urges the Commission to consider the negative impact that market changes could have on renewable energy development, and therefore economic development […]

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  • Business Community Request to Amend North Carolina House Bill 951

    August 10, 2021

    CEBA’s membership supports substantive changes to the North Carolina House Bill 951 to meet the needs of all ratepayers in the state. In its current form, House Bill 951 would remove existing processes at the North Carolina Utilities Commission that provide oversight and customer protections. CEBA recommends amendments that would increase customer access to clean […]

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