The hearing will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. EST in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of the hearing is to examine the impacts of wildfire on electric grid reliability and efforts to mitigate wildfire risk and increase grid resiliency.
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. Joe ManchinRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
Mr. Scott CorwinExecutive DirectorNorthwest Public Power Association
Mr. Bill JohnsonCEO and PresidentPG&E Corporation
Dr. B. Don RussellDistinguished Professor and Director, Power System Automation LaboratoryDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University
Dr. Michael WaraSenior Research ScholarStanford Woods Institute for the Environment