Hearings and Business Meetings

10:00 AM

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing to receive testimony on energy supply legislation.

  • S. 562, the Geothermal Exploration Opportunities Act of 2015
  • S. 822, the Geothermal Production Expansion Act of 2015
  • S. 1026, the North American Alternative Fuels Act
  • S. 1057, to promote geothermal energy, and for other purposes
  • S. 1058, the Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Act of 2015
  • S. 1103, to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Clark Canyon Dam
  • S. 1104, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam
  • S. 1199, to authorize Federal agencies to provide alternative fuel to Federal employees on a reimbursable basis, and for other purposes
  • S. 1215, to amend the Methane Hydrate Research and Development Act of 2000 to provide for the development of methane hydrate as a commercially viable source of energy
  • S. 1222, to amend the Federal Power Act to provide for reports relating to electric capacity resources of transmission organizations and the amendment of certain tariffs to address the procurement of electric capacity resources, and for other purposes
  • S. 1224, to reconcile differing Federal approaches to condensate
  • S. 1226, to amend the Mineral Leasing Act and the Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands to promote a greater domestic helium supply, to establish a Federal helium leasing program for public land, and to secure a helium supply for national defense and Federal researchers, and for other purposes
  • S. 1236, to amend the Federal Power Act to modify certain requirements relating to trial-type hearings with respect to certain license applications before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and for other purposes
  • S. 1264, to amend PURPA of 1978 to establish a renewable electricity standard, and for other purposes
  • S. 1270, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize hydroelectric production incentives and hydroelectric efficiency improvement incentives, and for other purposes
  • S. 1271, to require the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to prevent or minimize the venting and flaring of gas in oil and gas production operations in the United States, and for other purposes
  • S. 1272, to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on the effects of forward capacity auctions and other capacity mechanisms
  • S. 1276, to amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to increase energy exploration and production on the OCS in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes
  • S. 1278, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for the conduct of certain lease sales in the Alaska outer Continental Shelf region, to make certain modifications to the North Slope Science Initiative, and for other purposes
  • S. 1279, to provide for revenue sharing of qualified revenue from leases in the South Atlantic planning area, and for other purposes
  • S. 1280, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish an annual production incentive fee with respect to Federal onshore and offshore land that is subject to a lease for production of oil or natural gas under which production is not occurring, and for other purposes
  • S. 1282, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to consider the objective of improving the conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide produced from fossil fuels in carrying out research and development programs under that Act
  • S. 1283, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to repeal certain programs, to establish a coal technology program, and for other purposes
  • S. 1285, to authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into contracts to provide certain price stabilization support relating to electric generation units that use coal-based generation technology
  • S. 1294, to require the Secretary of Energy and the Secretary of Agriculture to collaborate in the promoting the development of efficient, economical, and environmentally sustainable thermally led wood energy systems
  • S. 1304, to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot competitive grant program for the development of a skilled energy workforce, and for other purposes
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Opening Remarks

Witness Panel 1