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Grid Modernization Briefing Promotes Sustainable Infrastructure

Grid Modernization Briefing Promotes Sustainable Infrastructure

This piece was originally published in the November 2016 issue of electroindustry. How much would you pay for a full cellphone charge minutes before boarding a cross-country flight? Congressional staff and industry stakeholders fielded this and other questions about the value of electricity at the September grid modernization briefing hosted by NEMA, in coordination with the Grid Innovation Caucus, the GridWise Alliance, and the Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation. Congressman Read more […]

Act Now to Modernize the Grid

Act Now to Modernize the Grid

This piece was originally published in the September 2016 issue of electroindustry. Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) Over the past decade, we have seen a shift in our nation’s energy and electricity landscape, presenting new technology and new consumer demand challenges. Congress has yet to address these new dynamics or help build a sustainable energy future. America is now a leading producer of oil and natural gas. At the same time, there has been explosive growth of cleaner, lower Read more […]