Full Committee Hearing to Examine Puerto Rico's Electric Grid
The Current Status and Proposals for Future Operation of the Grid
May 8, 2018
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building
The hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this oversight hearing is to examine the current status of Puerto Rico’s electric grid and proposals for the future operation of the grid.
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.
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Sen. Lisa MurkowskiChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Sen. Maria CantwellRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
The Honorable Bruce WalkerAssistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy ReliabilityU.S. Department of Energy
Mr. Charles R. Alexander Jr.Director, Contingency Operations and Homeland SecurityU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Mr. Christian Sobrino-VegaPresident of the Government Development Bank and Chairman of the Boardof the Fiscal Agency & Financial Advisory Authority, Government of Puerto Rico
Mr. Walter HigginsChief Executive OfficerPuerto Rico Electric Power Authority
Mr. José H. Román Morales PEComisionado Asociado-Presidente InterinoComisión de Energía de Puerto Rico
Mr. Rodrigo MassesPresidentPuerto Rico Manufacturers Association