WASHINGTON, DC – The Department’s Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis will host the first public meeting to receive stakeholder input to the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), an administration-wide effort to make recommendations regarding key infrastructure needed for transmission, storage and distribution of energy.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, will deliver opening remarks. This first meeting will focus on infrastructure resilience and vulnerabilities, including cyber and physical threats, climate, and interdependencies.
The QER, officially launched by President Obama in January, is co-chaired by the White House Domestic Policy Council and Office of Science and Technology Policy, and includes representation from all relevant executive departments and agencies. DOE is playing a key role in development of the QER by providing policy analysis and modeling, and coordinating stakeholder engagement.
|WHAT||Quadrennial Energy Review outreach session on infrastructure resilience and vulnerabilities|
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz
Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology
U.S. Capital Visitor’s Center
First Street SE
Washington, DC 20515
|WHEN||10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014|
The next QER meetings, scheduled for Monday, April 21, 2014, in Providence, R.I., and Hartford, Conn., will examine energy infrastructure constraints in New England and regional approaches to addressing them.