Statements & Press Releases

September 29th, 2021
Washington, D.C.Today, USEA announced Charif Souki, Co-Founder and Chairman of Tellurian Inc., as the recipient of the 2020-2021 United States Energy Award in recognition of his outstanding lifetime efforts to advance energy initiatives and for his support of USEA.
July 19th, 2021
USEA recently published a handbook to provide a comprehensive introduction to the cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and risks that modern power sector utilities face, as well as potential solutions to these concerns.
June 16th, 2021
On Wednesday, USEA Acting Executive Director Sheila Hollis announced that longtime USEA Chief Financial Officer Brian Kearns has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. He will retain the title and duties of CFO.
June 2nd, 2021

USEA Acting Executive Director Sheila Hollis has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Energy Foundation. The National Energy Foundation (NEF) is a unique...

May 12th, 2021
Last week, during the Spring USEA Board of Directors meeting, two new Directors were confirmed by the Board. The new Directors...
May 10th, 2021
Last Thursday, at USEA’s Annual Membership Meeting and Public Policy Forum, USEA Senior Director Will Polen and Program Director Marjorie Jean-Pierre announced the recipients of the USEA 2020-2021 Volunteer...
April 27th, 2021
n advance of President Biden’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress on April 28th, the United States Energy Association shared the following statement. USEA is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical institution that has worked with the Federal Government for thirty years...
April 26th, 2021
Washington, D.C. – Today, United States Energy Association (USEA) Acting Executive Director Sheila Hollis spoke at the 20th Annual Wall Street Green Summit, a weeklong event founded...
April 22nd, 2021
Washington, D.C. – Today, USEA celebrates the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day, acknowledging the lasting influence of this unique global event and commemorating all USEA members, partners, and energy stakeholders who seek to see the world have safe...
March 25th, 2021
Washington, D.C. – USEA and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with London Economics International (LEI) and Grid Advisors LLC...
March 16th, 2021
One year ago, the snow globe of our world was turned upside down and the prospect of a busy year full of business meetings, receptions, lunches, dinners, celebrations, and travel was ripped away...
March 3rd, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Last week, following her confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Jennifer Granholm was sworn in as the 16th Secretary of Energy by Vice President Kamala Harris. Granholm, who was the first woman elected Governor in Michigan, is the second woman to serve as Secretary of Energy.

In a statement, USEA Acting Executive Director Sheila Hollis said:

“USEA congratulates Jennifer Granholm on her U.S. Senate confirmation as the next Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE).

February 23rd, 2021
Tragically, last week, an unprecedented weather event triggered a nightmare energy crisis that left much of Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma in chaos after a massive winter storm knocked out vital energy and water infrastructure.
January 21st, 2021

Washington, D.C. – United States Energy Association Acting Executive Director Sheila Hollis issued the following statement congratulating President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:

December 4th, 2020
On Wednesday, at the 30th Annual Energy Efficiency Forum co-hosted by USEA, The Alliance To Save Energy, and Johnson Controls, eight individuals were inducted into the Energy Efficiency Forum Hall of Fame.
October 8th, 2020
At today’s meeting of the USEA Board of Directors Executive Committee, Acting Executive Director Sheila Hollis recognized USEA Executive Chairperson Vicky Bailey for her selection as 2020 Champion...
September 21st, 2020
Carbon capture and storage projects are rapidly emerging as lucrative investment opportunities, due to a combination of federal and state tax credits and other incentives...
August 28th, 2020
Today, at the USEA Board of Directors meeting, USEA Chairman Sheila Hollis was appointed Acting Executive Director. Her appointment comes in the wake of the sudden passing of longtime...
August 15th, 2020
It is with profound grief, we announce the death of our executive director, Barry Worthington, who passed away Friday at his home in Maryland.
July 15th, 2020

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump administration streamlined the way federal and state agencies will assess the environmental impact of proposed critical infrastructure projects, a new process that includes better engagement with the public and Native American tribes.