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SEPA Statement on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Julia Hamm, President and CEO of the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has issued the following statement on today’s signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

“The signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is a critical step forward in our country’s efforts to address the needed advancements in our infrastructure, especially our power grid and electric vehicle charging networks. We support the foundational efforts in this bill, and recognize that now the hard work begins.

“As the investments outlined in the Act are deployed, we must ensure that they better prepare us to combat climate change. We must pair transmission and electric vehicle charging investment with equally strong distribution system investment. We must continue to evolve our regulatory structures and business models alongside deployment of new technology. And we must ensure that these investments result in an energy transition that is equitable, providing all Americans with safe, reliable, affordable and clean electricity.”

Media contact: Jordan Nachbar; jnachbar@sepapower.org; 202-559-2034

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The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) is dedicated to helping electric power stakeholders address the most pressing issues they encounter as they pursue the transition to a clean and modern electric future and a carbon-free energy system by 2050. We are a trusted partner providing education, research, standards, and collaboration to help utilities, electric customers, and other industry players across three pathways: Electrification, Grid Integration, Regulatory and Business Innovation. Through educational activities, working groups, peer-to-peer engagements and advisory services, SEPA convenes interested parties to facilitate information exchange and knowledge transfer to offer the highest value for our members and partner organizations. For more information, visit www.sepapower.org.

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