26 Apr '17, 4pm

Secretary Perry’s Going to Like What He Finds Looking at Wind Power and Grid Resilience https://t.co/yhvtR3WAGr

Secretary Perry’s Going to Like What He Finds Looking at Wind Power and Grid Resilience https://t.co/yhvtR3WAGr

I had the honor last week of being able to join a business roundtable with fellow Texan and new U.S. Energy Secretary, Rick Perry. We met in the state Perry led as governor for 14 years while Texas made its remarkable ascent to become the nation's leader in wind power production, investment and new jobs. Secretary Perry recently tasked his staff with looking at the stability of America's power grid. He wants to know how federal policies have impacted the resilience of domestic energy sources and their ability to deliver reliable baseload power. That’s the right inquiry. As the governor who oversaw the growth of his state’s wind power industry, he’s going to like what his staff finds. There's been a lot of talk in recent years about winners and losers in the energy sector, and much debate over subsidization of one energy source or another. Federal and state policies have a ...

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