Full Committee Hearing

21st Century Communities: Capitalizing on Opportunities in the Clean Energy Economy

Date:   Thursday, April 22, 2021 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Remote

Open in New Window


THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet REMOTELY to conduct a hearing entitled, “21st Century Communities:  Capitalizing on Opportunities in the Clean Energy Economy.” The witnesses will be: The Honorable Ernest Moniz, President and CEO, Energy Futures Initiative; Mr. Khalil Shahyd, Senior Advisor, Natural Resources Defense Council; Ms. Zoe Lipman, Director, Manufacturing Advanced Transportation, BlueGreen Alliance; Dr. David Kreutzer, Senior Economist, Institute for Energy Research; and Mr. Neal Crabtree, Welder, Pipeliners Local Union 798.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

All hearings are webcast live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - Pennsylvania)


  1. The Honorable Ernest Moniz
    President & CEO
    Energy Futures Initiative
  2. Mr. Khalil Shahyd
    Senior Advisor
    Natural Resources Defense Council
  3. Ms. Zoe Lipman
    Director, Manufacturing and Advanced Transportation
    BlueGreen Alliance
  4. Dr. David Kreutzer
    Senior Economist
    Institute for Energy Research
  5. Mr. Neal Crabtree
    Pipeliners Local Union 798