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.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.