H.R.4063 - POWER Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] (Introduced 10/12/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/13/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4063 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/12/2017)
Power Outage for Weather Emergency Repair Act or the POWER Act
This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to maintain a database of information on electricity outages that is publicly accessible and includes the specific cause and impact of the outages.
DOE shall promulgate a rule to require each electric utility to report to the Energy Information Administration information on electricity outages that interrupt service resulting in a loss of more than 300 megawatts or affecting at least 50,000 electric customers.