Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Archive for January 30th, 2010

Jan 30 2010

Harrell and Secretary Locke Support a Smart Grid

On January 26, 2010 I wrote a letter to United States Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke explaining my directive to City light to produce a Smart Grid plan for the Council. This plan will be used to help the Council determine the best course for a Smart Grid implementation.

As you may know, President Obama has charged Secretary Locke and the U.S. Department of Commerce to develop a nationwide strategy to build a Smart Grid. I want to make sure our national leadership stays apprised of our activities in Seattle and make sure we preserve our reputation of having a competitive edge here. We must continue to preserve our image as being an innovative, forward-thinking and healthy environment for businesses and families.

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