TITLE

Lawmakers Warn Chu On Grid Modernization Plan For PMAs

AUTHOR(S)
LOBSENZ, GEORGE
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Energy Daily;6/25/2012, Issue 122, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the letter of U.S. Congress members to Energy Secretary Steven Chu indicating that he has failed to adequately consult with Congress and affected utilities about potential costs from his Grid Modernization Plan. The plan reportedly involves remaking Energy Department's 4 power marketing agencies (PMAs) to modernize transmission systems and bring more renewable energy. Lawmakers stated that Chu shifted away from PMA's mission of distributing hydropower to municipalities.
ACCESSION #
78173836

 

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