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Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Electricity Infrastructure

Speaking Engagement
4.26.12
American Society of Civil Engineers' Failure to Act Series
Washington, D.C.
Husch Blackwell Senior Counsel and former FERC Chairman Jim Hoecker serves as a panelist for an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) policy roundtable highlighting a new ASCE report on electricity infrastructure investment opportunities. Speakers focus specifically on the economy-wide gains associated with grid investments, and the repercussions of not investing. Legal Counsel and Advisor to WIRES, a national non-profit association of utilities, transmission developers and customers, renewable energy companies, and regional grid management companies, Hoecker discusses the economic benefits of a stronger high-voltage grid.