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Subcommittee on Energy and Power and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Joint Legislative Hearing

July 12, 2012

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations have scheduled a joint hearing on the American Energy Initiative on Thursday, July 12, 2012, at 9:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will focus on Discussion Drafts of the “No More Solyndras Act” and the “Smart Energy Act.” Witnesses to be announced.

Hearing Notice

Background Memo

H.R. ___, the No More Solyndras Act

H.R. ___, the Smart Energy Act

Opening Statement of Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield

Opening Statement of Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns

Opening Statement of Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton

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Witness List

Panel I

Mr. David G. Frantz
Acting Executive Director
Loan Program Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimon and CV)

The Honorable Dr. Kathleen Hogan
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
U.S. Department of Energy
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Panel II

Mr. Kenneth Berlin
General Counsel & Senior Vice President for Policy and Programming
Coalition for Green Capital
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Dr. David W. Kreutzer
Research Fellow in Energy Economics and Climate Change
The Heritage Foundation
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Ms. Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Senior Fellow
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Panel III

Mr. Paul D. Chamberlin
Assistant Vice President
Energy and Campus Development
University of New Hampshire
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Mr. John Marrone
Vice President, Energy Initiatives
Saint-Gobain Corporation
On behalf of:
Industrial Energy Consumers of America
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Mr. Jeff Drees
U.S. Country President
Schneider Electric
On behalf of:
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and NEMA’s Industrial Energy Efficiency Coalition
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Mr. Steven Nadel
Executive Director
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)

Ms. Kateri Callahan
President
Alliance to Save Energy
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)


U.S. Representative Fred Upton

U.S. Representative Joe L. Barton

Congressman Fred Upton has represented the commonsense values of southwest Michigan since 1987. In 2010, Fred was selected by his House colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Read More»;