Cauley to Testify on Reliability at House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Committee subcommittee on Energy is hosting a hearing at 10 a.m. Eastern Thursday titled “Powering America: Defining Reliability in a Transforming Electricity Industry.” The hearing will examine how regulators and the industry are addressing reliability.
Gerry Cauley, NERC president and chief executive officer, will discuss NERC’s role in identifying and addressing reliability risk as the generation resource mix undergoes extraordinary changes. “The electricity sector is undergoing significant change that is unprecedented for both its transformational nature and rapid pace. Such extraordinary change presents new challenges and opportunities for reliability,” Cauley’s prepared statement to the committee said.
The hearing is divided into two panels. Panel 1 is scheduled for Thursday. Panel 2 will take place at a date yet to be determined. Panel 1 participants are:
Panel 1
  • Gerry Cauley, president and chief executive officer, NERC
  • Neil Chatterjee, chair, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Patricia Hoffman, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Electricity, Department of Energy
The hearing will take place in Room 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.
Posted On: 09/13/2017