Climate Crisis Committee to Hold Hearing on Cost-Saving Energy Efficiency
WASHINGTON - The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will hold a hybrid hearing titled “Cost-Saving Climate Solutions: Investing in Energy Efficiency to Promote Energy Security and Cut Energy Bills” on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. ET. The hearing will take place in Room 1334 Longworth House Office Building and via Zoom video conferencing. It will be broadcast live here.
This hearing will explore how investments in energy efficiency can save Americans money, reduce carbon emissions, and promote energy security.
The committee will receive testimony from:
Paula R. Glover, President, Alliance to Save Energy. Glover leads a diverse coalition of stakeholders to find lasting, consensus-based energy efficiency solutions. She has helped the Alliance secure billions of dollars in federal funding for energy efficiency programs, amplified its work on energy justice, and worked to advance the next generation of technologies. Glover previously served as the President and CEO of the American Association of Blacks in Energy.
Darnell Johnson, CEO and President, Urban Efficiency Group (UEG). Johnson leads Illinois’ first native, minority-owned utility implementation and sustainability design firm. His work with UEG has assisted thousands of underserved residents in Northwest Indiana, the greater Chicagoland, and Milwaukee to reduce their energy burden by delivering energy efficiency and community sustainability services while working toward carbon neutrality.
Sara Baldwin, Director of Electrification Policy, Energy Innovation. Baldwin leads the firm’s electrification policy practice area, providing research and analysis on the pathways to electrify and decarbonize buildings, transportation, and industry. Before joining Energy Innovation, Baldwin served as V.P. of Regulatory for the Interstate Renewable Energy Council and as a Senior Policy Associate for Utah Clean Energy.
Dave Schryver, President & CEO, American Public Gas Association (APGA). Schryver leads APGA’s work to represent the interests of America's publicly owned natural gas local distribution companies before Congress, federal agencies, and other energy-related stakeholders. He previously worked for the American Public Power Association and managed the Government Affairs Department for Colorado Springs Utilities.
More information about the hearing, including a live webcast, will be available on the committee’s website here.