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EEI Applauds the Nomination of Dan Brouillette to Serve as DOE Secretary and Urges Senate Confirmation
WASHINGTON (November 7, 2019) – Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn today issued the following statement in support of the nomination of Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Dan Brouillette to serve as DOE Secretary.

"EEI applauds the nomination of Dan Brouillette to serve as DOE Secretary. Deputy Secretary Brouillette has decades of energy policy experience and a clear commitment to public service. He also is at the forefront of the research and development underway to enhance energy grid security and identify the critical technologies needed for a clean energy future. 

“Deputy Secretary Brouillette is a tremendous partner for our industry during hurricanes and other extreme weather events, and we look forward to continuing to work with him and his staff to enhance the reliability, security, and resiliency of the energy grid.

“We encourage Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Senate to move forward without delay and confirm Dan Brouillette as secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy." 

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