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QER Public Meeting: New England Regional Infrastructure Constraints Part II

April 21, 2014 5:00PM to 9:00PM EDT

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Phoenix Auditorium, 79 Elm St. Hartford, CT 06106

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Quadrennial Energy Review
Public Stakeholder Meeting
New England Regional Infrastructure Constraints
April 21, 2014

Part I: Providence, RI
Rhode Island Convention Center
1 Sabin St., Ballroom B, Providence, RI 02903

9:00 Introduction

9:05 Officials Panel: Secretary Ernest Moniz, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Senator Jack Reed, Representative Jim Langevin

9:40 Panel 1: Infrastructure Needs for Heat and Power

10:45 Panel 2: Infrastructure Needs for Reliability and Affordability

11:45 Public Comment

Part II: Hartford, CT
Phoenix Auditorium
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106

1:00 Introduction:

1:05 Officials Panel: Secretary Ernest Moniz, Governor Dannel P. Malloy and other invited guests

1:30 Panel 3: Infrastructure Needs—Gas-Electricity Transmission, Storage, and Distribution Systems

2:30 Panel 4: Infrastructure Needs—Challenges and Solutions

3:15 Regional Approach to Solutions

4:00 Public Comment

Additional Information:

Infrastructure Constraints in New England Background Memo

Federal Register Notice:

Part II, in Hartford, Connecticut will begin at 1 p.m. and end by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014.  Written comments are welcome, especially following the public meetings, and should be submitted within 60 days of the meetings.

Persons desiring to speak  at the open microphone sessions  should come prepared to speak for no more than 3 minutes and will be accommodated on a first- come, first- serve basis, according to the order in which they register to speak on a sign-in sheet available at the meeting location, immediately prior to the meeting.  

In advance of the meeting, DOE anticipates making publicly available a briefing memorandum providing useful background information regarding the topics under discussion at the meeting.   DOE will post this memorandum on this website

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Ms. Adonica Renee Pickett, EPSA-90, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis,  1000 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–9168