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Smarter Energy Infrastructure Powers America

This week is National Infrastructure Week, an initiative highlighting and raising awareness of the importance of America’s infrastructure, including the energy grid and natural gas infrastructure. 

Our industry contributes $880 billion to the U.S. economy and supports more than 7 million American jobs.  Our investments – more than $100 billion each year – ensure energy gets where it is needed, when it is needed. 

Public policies should:

  • Promote investment in smarter energy infrastructure to keep energy bills affordable and predictable for customers.
  • Streamline and expedite the process for permitting and siting transmission, natural gas, and renewable energy infrastructure.
  • Help to strengthen the energy grid’s resilience against cyber and physical security threats and natural disasters.
  • Support a balanced energy mix to ensure safe, reliable, affordable, and increasingly clean energy for customers.
  • Allow America’s electric companies to provide the energy solutions that customers want.

Learn more about how smarter energy infrastructure powers America’s homes and businesses.


Delivering the Future – examples of innovative projects that are benefiting customers:

Idaho Power Invests In Smarter Energy Infrastructure

Powering Your Life from 93 Million Miles Away

Electrification In Baton Rouge

MidAmerican Revolutionizing Wind Energy

Partnering With Microsoft


For more information on Infrastructure Week visit http://infrastructureweek.org/ and follow @Edison_Electric.