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House Subcommittee Hearing on Potential Cyber-Security Legislation

On September 11, 2008, the House Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee held a hearing on “Protecting the Electric Grid from Cyber Security Threats.”  Much of the hearing focused on the details of a bi-partisan draft of proposed legislation to give FERC new authority to protect the Nation’s electric grid from cyber security threats and vulnerabilities.  Links to all of the prepared testimony presented at the hearing are below.

  • To read James R. Langevin's statement, Chairman, Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, Science and Technology Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security, click here.
  • To read FERC Chairman Joseph T. Kelliher's statement, click here.
  • To read Kevin M. Kolevar's statement, Assistant Secretary, Office of Electric Delivery and Energy Reliability, Department of Energy, click here.
  • To read Rick Sergel's statement, President of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, click here.
  • To read Susan N. Kelly's statement, Vice President, Policy Analysis and General Counsel, American Public Power Association, click here.
  • To read Steven Naumann's statement, Vice President, Wholesale Market Development and Government & Environmental Affairs and Public Policy, Exelon Corporation on behalf of the EEI and EPSA, click here.
  • To read Barry Lawson's statement, Manager, Power Delivery, NRECA, click here.