Changes to Hydro Power Marketing Administrations Blocked by House of Representatives

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment on July 10 to the energy and water appropriations bill that prohibits spending to expand the role of four power marketing administrations.  These administrations have historically provided low-cost hydro power to coops and others, but the Department of Energy has been considering expanding their role to include energy efficiency and renewable energy.  Electric Co-op Today has the full story.

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