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July 27, 2021

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Sen. Manchin kicks off process to move energy bill with grid security elements; industry backs cyber incentives

By Charlie Mitchell / June 24, 2021

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Joe Manchin (D-WV) has launched his effort to move an energy infrastructure bill that includes grid security elements, while industry is weighing in with support for electricity rate-based incentives for cybersecurity steps by utilities under federal jurisdiction.

President Biden and a bipartisan group of senators including Manchin announced agreement today on the framework for an infrastructure improvement package, which could include all or portions of the Senate energy panel’s $95 billion draft proposal.


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