Dear Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Pallone, Subcommittee Chairman Upton, and
Subcommittee Ranking Member Rush:
The undersigned energy trade associations thank the Committee for holding an important
hearing, Powering America: Defining Reliability in a Transforming Electricity Industry. In
advance of this hearing, we would like to share our consensus with the Committee.
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently released a Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity