The Week Ahead (Feb.9-13)

February 6, 2009
04:30 PM
Ø      On Tuesday, Feb. 10, the full committee will receive testimony on a Democratic staff draft for a Renewable Electricity Standard.  Witnesses will include Dr. Ralph Izzo, chairman, Public Service Enterprise Group,  Newark, NJ;  Don Furman , senior vice president for Business Development, Transmission and Policy, Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., Portland, OR;  Commissioner David Wright , representing Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Columbia, SC; Scott Jones, executive vice president, Forest Landowners Association, Atlanta, GA; and Dr. Lester Lave, professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.  (Dirksen 366 at 10:00 a.m.)  
Ø      On Wednesday, Feb. 11, the full committee will hold an organizational business meeting.  (Dirksen 366 at 11:30 a.m.)
Ø      On Thursday, Feb. 12, the full committee will receive testimony on the current state of the Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program and how the delivery of services to support the deployment of clean energy technologies might be improved.  Witnesses include Kevin Book, senior analyst, Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co., Arlington, VA.; David Frantz, director, loan guarantee program, U.S. Department of Energy; Alexander Karsner, distinguished fellow, Council on Competitiveness; other witnesses TBA.  (Dirksen 366 at 10:00 a.m.) 
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