U.S. Capitol East Facade Front in Washington, DC.
U.S. Capitol East Facade Front in Washington, DC.

On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled, “Building a 100 Percent Clean Economy: Solutions for the U.S. Power Sector.”

The Chairman for the Energy & Commerce Committee issued a memo that included research summarizing the key areas of rationale for holding the hearing, including: energy usage dynamics, electricity market structures and policy options to pursue decarbonization approaches.

The following six witnesses will testify (links to their prepared remarks included):

  • Ralph Izzo, Chairman, President & CEO, Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG). View Ralph Izzo’s testimony here.
  • Lee Anderson, Government Affairs Director, Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO. View Lee Anderson’s testimony here.
  • Karen Palmer, Senior Fellow and Director, Future of Power Initiative Resources for the Future. View Karen Palmer’s testimony here.
  • Jeff Dennis, General Counsel and Managing Director, Advanced Energy Economy. View Jeff Dennis’s testimony here.
  • Jim Matheson, Chief Executive Officer, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. View Jim Matheson’s testimony here.
  • John Bear, Chief Executive Officer, Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO). John Bear’s testimony here.

You can access the livestream for the hearing here. The hearing will begin at 10:30 am Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, October 30.

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