R Street hosting two energy events on Capitol Hill this Wednesday
The R Street Institute will be hosting two energy events on Capitol Hill this Wednesday, September 17. We hope you can join us for one or both of them! Please see below for more details and how to RSVP for each event.
Wednesday, September 17:
12:00 PM: New Greenhouse Gas Regulations: What Does It Mean for Consumers, Industry and Stakeholders?
The R Street Institute and American Action Forum will host a discussion on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing facilities across the electricity sector. Our event will focus on the impacts of the EPA’s regulations on consumers, states, industry, and other stakeholders. The event will feature keynote remarks by Council of Economic Advisors Chairman Jason Furman. The panel following will be moderated by Erica Martinson from POLITICO and feature Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action Forum, Lori Sanders of the R Street Institute and Adele Morris from Brookings.
The discussion will take place in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, room G11. This event is open to the public and the press. Please RSVP by clicking here.
3:00 PM: Forum on the Economics of Civil Nuclear and the Role of Research and Development
The R Street Institute is pleased to invite you to a forum on nuclear energy policy. The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology and the minority of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee are the forum’s honorary co-hosts. Members of Congress, including Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, will be on hand to present their ideas. Participants, in a roundtable format, will exchange views on trends in domestic and global markets, the importance of a dynamic and robust R&D program and international cooperation, and the role in government advancing civil nuclear power. The discussion will provide input to potential legislation. Confirmed roundtable participants include representatives from academic institutions, EnergyWire, Exelon, FirstEnergy, General Atomics, the Japanese Ministry for Economy, Trade and Industry, the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute, the Nuclear Energy Institute, the Nuclear Infrastructure Council, Nuclear Intelligence Weekly, the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. National Labs.
The discussion will take place in the Rayburn House Office Building, room 2318. This event is open to the public and the press. A reception will follow at 5:00pm in Rayburn 2325. Please RSVP by clicking here.