Full Committee Hearing to Examine Rural Energy Challenges and Opportunities

April 19, 2018
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this hearing is to examine energy-related challenges and opportunities in remote and rural areas of the United States.

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

  • Ms. Carole Plowfield

    Director, Office of Indian Energy and Policy Programs
    U.S. Department of Energy
  • Mr. Matt Greek

    Senior Vice President of Research, Development and Technology
    Basin Electric Power Cooperative
  • Mr. Doug Hardy

    General Manager
    Central Montana Electric Power Cooperative
  • Mr. Andrew Lyons

    Weatherization and Energy Assistance Program Manager
  • Mr. Robert Venables

    Executive Director
    Southeast Conference