The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources will consider the “State of Technological Innovation related to the Electric Grid” during a hearing slated for March 17 at 10 a.m.
Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and other members of the panel are expected to hear from a number of witnesses. The witnesses include:
** Lisa Barton, an executive vice president of AEP Transmission, which is part of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP).
** Lisa Edgar, a member of the Florida Public Service Commission, who will also appear in her role as president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).
** Michael Howard, the president and CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).
** Peter Littlewood, the director of Argonne National Laboratory; and
** Jeff Taft, chief architect for Electric Grid Transformations for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Testimony will be available at http://energy.senate.gov on the day of the hearing.