Democratic News

v   On Tuesday, April 28, the full committee will consider legislation to improve the availability of financing for deployment of clean energy and energy efficiency technologies and to enhance United States’ competitiveness in this market through the creation of a Clean Energy Deployment Administration within the Department of Energy.  A joint discussion draft of the proposal is posted on the Committee’s website.  Witnesses will include Matt Rogers, senior advisor for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Office of the Secretary of Energy;  Dan Reicher, director, Climate Change and Energy Initiatives, Google.org, Mountain View, CA;  John Denniston, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Menlo Park, CA; Jeanine Hull, counsel, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Washington;  and Joe Hezir, vice president, EOP Group, Washington.  (Dirksen 366 at 10:00 a.m.)
 
v   On Thursday, April 30, the full committee will hold a business meeting to consider nominations and pending energy legislation.  The meeting’s agenda will be finalized next week.  Please remember that Senate Energy Committee mark-ups are open to the public but are not webcast and not audiocast and there is no overflow room.  Space is always available for credentialed reporters and Congressional staff, but others should consider arriving early.  (Dirksen 366 at 2:30 p.m.)
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