Commissioner Brownell

US Ferc Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell talks to Elizabeth Autumn about the pressing need for more investment in energy infrastructure in the US

Commissioner Nora Mead Brownell, whose five-year term at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Ferc) expires at the end of June. She is known for being passionate about the need for investment in national energy infrastructure.

Today, the US is $1.6 trillion underinvested in major infrastructure assets, with billions of this required by the energy industry, she notes. But ensuring that the necessary investment takes place requires long term vision and with it a sea-change in attitude away

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