Trade group rallies against DOE upgrade

Colman, Zack
July 2012
Hill;7/18/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 91, p8
The article reports that the National Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) has opposed the decision of U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu calling nation's four government-operated power marketing administrations (PMAs) to upgrade transmission infrastructure, as it would raise customers' electric power rates.


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