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Saturday, October 26, 2013

TVA Regional Energy Resource Advisory Council (RERC) Inaugural Meeting in Hollywood, Al. and Citizen Presentations to the Council

On Wednesday, October the 23rd the inaugural meeting of the TVA Regional Energy Resource Advisory Council (RERC) took place at TVA's Hollywood, Al. Training Facility. More about this advisory council. http://www.tva.com/rerc/index.htm 

RERC Charter: http://www.tva.gov/rerc/charter.htm

News articles: Chattanooga Times Free Press - "TVA is creating a new 19-member panel known as the Regional Energy Resource Council to offer ongoing input into how TVA balances the need for reliable power and low-cost electricity with energy efficiency, cleaner energy and transmission requirements." http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/sep/17/tva-forms-advisory-energy-panels/
al-com - "Scottsboro resident Goodrich "Dus" Rogers, President and [CEO] of the Jackson County Economic Development Authority, is the new chairman of the recently-formed Regional Energy Resource Council for the Tennessee Valley Authority."   http://www.al.com/business/index.ssf/2013/09/scottsboro_man_jackson_county.html

The Press is Coming - "They may ask some questions...questions...questions."

From TVA: "The Council consists of up to 20 members. They are chosen to ensure objectivity and balance in representing a broad range of views and interests, including environmental, industrial, business, consumer, educational, and community leadership interests. All members of the Council are persons possessing demonstrated professional or personal qualifications relevant to TVA's energy resource activities. Meet the Council members here. "

FACA by Ms. Love, TVA Office of General Council
Info link: FACA Overview


RERC INFO & WHO IS TVA by Dr. Joe Hoagland, http://www.tva.gov/rerc/members/hoagland.html
Info links:    RERC Overview  Introduction to TVA


VIDEO Citizen Presentations to the RERC

TVA-RERC Part 3, Wrap-up

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