14 Mar '17, 4pm

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A coalition of groups representing a broad spectrum of U.S. manufacturing, construction, energy and environmental workers is calling on Congress to streamline the expansion of U.S. electrical infrastructure, as well as include electric transmission provisions in any proposed infrastructure legislation. The letter – co-signed by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), WIRES and other groups – was sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. In the letter, coalition members urge Congress to promote grid investments that lessen the economic impact of electrical outages and ensure that the country’s high-voltage tr...

Full article: http://nawindpower.com/wind-solar-groups-congress-expand-...

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