House Energy and Commerce Committee

Energy, Climate, and Grid Security Subcommittee

State Utility Regulators on Challenges to Reliable, Affordable Electricity

2322 Rayburn
Wed, 14 Feb 2024 15:30:00 GMT

Subcommittee hearing.

Hearing memo

  • Jim Huston, Chairman, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
  • Nick Myers, Commissioner, Arizona Corporation Commission
  • Tricia Pridemore, Commissioner, Georgia Public Service Commission
  • Keith Hay, Senior Director of Policy, Colorado Energy Office
The following issues may be examined at the hearing:
  • The changes in regulatory structures in the United States and their impact on the roles and responsibilities of State utility commissions.
  • The current state of electricity costs and electric reliability.
  • The pace of electric generating unit retirements and the costs to ratepayers associated with retiring resources and building new infrastructure.
  • The impacts of the proposed standards on State responsibilities concerning the power sector and regulation of existing electric generating sources.
  • The technical challenges and cost considerations relating to the implementation of EPA regulations (proposed and final) on the power sector, including the Clean Power Plan 2.0.