It was eight months ago that the U.S. Senate — in a display of bipartisanship that seems quaint by the measuring stick of 2016 — passed a broad energy bill.

The Energy Policy Modernization Act, sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), would address grid modernization, efficiency efforts and reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. If passed, it would be the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade.

— Utility Dive