December 10, 2023

U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee

House Energy and Commerce Committee
ISO/RTO Execs Talk Reliability and Resource Mix at House Hearing

Senior executives from all seven ISO/RTOs discussed how the changing resource mix is impacting reliability.

House Energy and Commerce Committee
House Subcommittee Considers Advanced Nuclear Bills

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, Climate and Grid Security took testimony on 15 bills aimed at promoting advanced nuclear plants.

House Energy and Commerce Committee
NERC’s Cancel Details Grid Threats to House Energy Subcommittee
NERC and E-ISAC executive Manny Cancel testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about cyber and physical threats to the North American power grid.
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House Energy Panel Talks Permitting in First Hearing
The partisan divide was clearly visible at the House Energy panel's first hearing, but witnesses suggested they might find common ground on permitting “reform.”
U.S. State Department
Democrats and Republicans Duel at COP27
With the midterm election outcome at the time still uncertain, Democrats and Republicans attending COP27 offered differing visions for reducing U.S. emissions.
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Virginia Builds out OSW Supply Chain with Turbine Blade Plant
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced that it will establish a new plant for offshore wind blades at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in Virginia.
Can New Laws Overcome Transmission Permitting Roadblocks?
A House panel heard testimony on Democratic proposals to address cost allocation problems and increase federal authority over siting of transmission lines.
Battle Lines Drawn over CLEAN Future Act
A hearing on the CLEAN Future Act provided a view of the wide gap in policy objectives between Democrats and Republicans.
House Energy Committee Requests SolarWinds Update from Agencies
The House Energy and Commerce Committee requested an update from heads of several federal agencies on their response to last year’s SolarWinds cyberattack.
Congress Looks to Former EPA Admins for Guidance
The House heard testimony from former EPA Administrators Christine Todd Whitman and Carol Browner shortly before the Senate confirmed Michael Regan.

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