Heinrich To Deliver Keynote At International Summit On The Electric Transmission Grid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At 6 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. MT on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will deliver the keynote address at the International Summit on the Electric Transmission Grid at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. The event will bring together key government and industry leaders to create a dialogue on electric grid modernization.

Senator Heinrich has been a champion for building a more secure and robust 21st century energy infrastructure, which is critical to realizing the nation's true clean energy potential and creating jobs. His efforts to secure multi-year extensions of production and investment tax credits have spurred major growth in the wind and solar industries in New Mexico.

Among the principal sponsors of the summit are WIRES, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), Edison Electric Institute (EEI), American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

***Press interested in attending should RSVP at press@heinrich.senate.gov or call (202) 228-1578.***

 

Washington, D.C. - Wednesday, October 23, 2019

 

WHO:  U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich 

WHAT: Senate Heinrich will deliver the keynote address at the International Summit on the Electric Transmission Grid

WHEN:  6 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. MT

WHERE: Canadian Embassy, 501 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C.