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Matt Letourneau

The seventh annual observance of Infrastructure Week provides an opportunity to highlight the state of our nation’s infrastructure and discuss the projects, technologies and policies necessary to make America prosperous and safe.

Across America, business leaders, workers, advocates and elected officials will raise awareness about the need for new, enhanced and expanded infrastructure whether it’s bridges and highways, pipelines and transmission lines, ports and dams, or railways and tunnels.

Letters
Dear Chairman Kaptur, Chairman Alexander, Ranking Member Simpson, and Ranking Member Feinstein:
 
Letters
Dear Chair Murkowski and Ranking Member Manchin:
 
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports S. 903, the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (“NELA”). With 16 bipartisan cosponsors, NELA embodies the across-the-aisle collaboration necessary to develop effective legislation that will move America forward and enhance our global competitiveness.
 
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In just six months, San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) - a Sempra Energy utility, constructed North America’s largest lithium ion battery storage facility in Escondido, California. With it, they demonstrated a key component of the smart grid technology that will serve to maximize the potential and availability of renewable energy resources. The 30 megawatt Escondido facility contains 400,000 battery packs capable of storing 120 megawatt hours of power—enough to power 20,000 homes for four hours.

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Heath Knakmuhs

GEI’s EnergyInnovates initiative showcases American innovators, the technologies that are shaping today’s energy landscape, and the projects that are laying the groundwork for the future. In an industrial area north of San Diego, we found all three.