CEA previously released a statement supporting the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ joint effort in designating utility workers as essential. Brydon Ross explains why it’s a necessary move.
“Brydon Ross, CEA vice president of State Affairs, said, “Utility workers are first responders under ordinary circumstances, keeping the lights on for our families and small businesses all the time—be it fixing power lines after a wind storm or hurricane, or just ensuring that our electrical grid is robust and operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. At a time of crisis like this, it should go without saying that they are essential workers.”
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