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Congress: Grassley demands answers on DOE's grid study

May 18, 2017
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley (IA) is raising significant concerns over a grid study commissioned by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to explore whether it is necessary to prop up baseload power like coal and nuclear -- echoing criticism from clean energy groups that fear the study could be used to undermine policies supporting renewables. Grassley, a strong supporter of wind energy, writes in a May 17 letter to Perry that he is “concerned that a hastily developed study, which appears to...


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