This week both the House and Senate will be in session. There are a number of committee hearings that will be held on both sides of the Capitol, but there is only one, a cybersecurity hearing, that may be of specific interest to readers of this blog.
On Tuesday the Energy Subcommittee of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will be holding a hearing to look at cybersecurity threats to the US electric grid. The hearing will also receive testimony on S 79, the Securing Energy Infrastructure Act. The witness list includes:
• Michael Bardee, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission;
• John DiStasio, Large Public Power Council;
• Thomas Zacharia, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; and
• Ben Fowke III, Xcel Energy