Washington D.C. (July 19, 2022) – Americans for a Clean Energy Grid applauds today’s announcement that Maria Duaime Robinson will become the Director of the Department of Energy’s Grid Deployment Office (GDO). The GDO is a newly formed office with the mission to execute DOE’s Building a Better Grid initiative to modernize and upgrade the nation’s electric transmission lines and deploy cheaper, cleaner, and more resilient electricity across the country.
“ACEG looks forward to partnering with Director Robinson in this new leadership role and continuing the important work of building a modern and integrated transmission grid to ensure reliability, resiliency, a stronger economy and safer environment for all Americans” – Christina Hayes, Executive Director, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid
Ms. Robinson has a background in engineering and extensive experience in federal and state energy regulation and legislation. She is one of seven new Biden-Harris Administration appointees joining DOE to work with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm to pursue President Biden’s ambitious clean energy goals and transition to a net-zero emissions economy by 2050.
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