SEPA COMMENT ON U.S. SENATE ENERGY BILL

Bill provisions could spur utility-clean tech industry collaboration

WASHINGTON, DC -- Julia Hamm, President and CEO of the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has released the following statement on the passage of a bipartisan energy bill in the U.S. Senate:


"The Smart Electric Power Alliance supports the collaborative process behind the energy bill passed by the Senate, and the underlying effort by all sides to find points of agreement. The bill's proposals on improving building energy efficiency and on funding for grid modernization and research on energy storage could spur new opportunities for collaboration and partnerships between utilities, the solar industry and other clean technology developers."

About SEPA
The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) is an educational nonprofit that facilitates the utility industry's smart transition to a clean energy future. Through education, research and collaboration SEPA enables the integration and deployment of solar, demand response, other distributed energy resources and supporting technologies onto the grid. For more information, visit www.solarelectricpower.org.

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