Senate Hearing: Bills Related to Energy Storage and Production

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy, will hold a legislative hearing to receive testimony certain bills related to energy storage and production. Among others, the Subcommittee will discuss the following bills:

  • S 983: Weatherization Enhancement and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act of 2019
  • S 1064: Appalachian Energy for National Security Act
  • S 1183: Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019
  • S 1593: Promoting Grid Storage Act of 2019
  • S 1602: Better Energy Storage Technology Act
  • S 1685: Launching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas Act of 2019
  • S 1741: Reducing the Cost of Energy Storage Act of 2019
  • S 1857: Federal Energy and Water Management Performance Act of 2019
  • S 2048: A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a demonstration initiative focused on the development of long-duration energy storage technologies, including a joint program to be established in consultation with the Secretary of Defense

Witnesses include:

  • The Honorable Bruce Walker: Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity, US Department of Energy
  • Mr. Shawn Bennett: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Gas, Office of Fossil Energy, US Department of Energy

Members of the public may attend in person or via webcast. More information is available at the Committee's website.