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12/02/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/02/2019 18:29

EEI President Tom Kuhn Congratulates Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette

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WASHINGTON (December 2, 2019) - Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn today issued the following statement on Dan Brouillette's confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
'On behalf of our member companies, America's investor-owned electric companies, EEI congratulates our new Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, and we commend him for his longstanding commitment to public service.
'DOE plays a vital role in driving innovation to enhance energy grid security and to identify the critical technologies needed for a clean energy future, and Secretary Brouillette led many of DOE's most critical initiatives while serving as deputy secretary.

'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 our nation's energy grid.'