Perry's DOE Grid Study Looks Slanted, Grassley Says

Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley wrote a letter Wednesday to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, expressing concerns that a study he requested on the long-term reliability of the electricity grid appeared slanted against renewable energy.

Grassley’s letter said that the study’s framing seems to cast doubt on the importance of wind power, which the senator said was important to Iowa. As an example, he pointed to Perry’s decision to highlight whether federal policies are driving the early retirement of some existing power stations to...
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