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Senate to debate bipartisan energy bill with initiatives on electric grid cybersecurity

By Sara Friedman / March 3, 2020

The Senate this week is taking up comprehensive energy legislation that includes language to enhance electric grid security, such as provisions directing the Energy Department to set up a competitive grant program to “deploy advanced cybersecurity technology” for rural and municipal utilities.

“This bill is our best chance to modernize our nation’s energy policies in more than 12 years,” said Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) in a statement. “By working together to pass it into...

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