Jan. 23 — The bulk power system performed well during the bomb cyclone in early January that sent temperatures plummeting to near-zero on the Eastern seaboard, stakeholders testified in a hearing on Tuesday. The testimony came as part of a two-and-a-half hour hearing held by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to assess the grid’s performance during the cold snap.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.