Full Committee Hearing to Examine the Performance of the Electric Power System Under Certain Weather Conditions

Focusing on the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions

January 23, 2018
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The full committee hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this hearing is to examine the performance of the electric power system in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic during recent winter weather events, including the bomb cyclone.

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Kevin McIntyre

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • The Honorable Bruce Walker

    Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
    U.S. Department of Energy
  • Mr. Charles A. Berardesco

    Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
    North American Electric Reliability Corporation
  • Ms. Allison Clements

    Goodgrid LLC
  • Mr. Andrew Ott

    President & CEO
    PJM Interconnection, LLC
  • Mr. Gordon van Welie

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    ISO New England, Inc.