The National Electrical Contractors Association has been invited to testify on the need for investment in building construction and green energy projects.
The National Electrical Contractors Association, an
organization that brings power, light, and communication technology to
buildings and communities across the United States, has been invited to testify
on the need for investment in building construction and green energy projects
as part of the economic stimulus legislation at the House Committee on Small
Business hearing “The State of the Small Business Economy and Identifying
Policies to Promote an Economic Recovery.”
Tim Ehmann, senior project manager with Rochester Solar
Technologies, a division of O’Connell Electric Co., Victor, N.Y.,
and NECA member, will testify on the challenges his electrical construction
business is currently facing and the opportunities that Congress has to invest
in the nation's built environment and green energy through the economic
At the hearing, NECA will speak on the need for investment
in energy-efficient buildings; renewable energy technologies, including solar
and wind; and broadband expansion. NECA will also address the need for
investment in the national electrical grid and for the banking system to loosen
credit on construction loans.
For more information, visitwww.necanet.org.
NECA to Testify at House Committee Hearing
January 6, 2009