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Charles D. McConnell

Executive director, Energy and Environment Initiative, Rice University.

Charles D. McConnell served as Assistant Secretary of Energy for Fossil Energy from 2011 until 2013. He is the executive director of the Energy and Environment Initiative at Rice University.

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Don’t take reliable energy for granted

Federal regulators need to correct past mistakes, ensure the long-term sustainability of our power grid and pursue a diverse portfolio that ensures resiliency, reliability, affordability and sustainability that keeps our country so strong and vibrant. I believe that should include coal and nuclear power.