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DOE & WAPA unveil $1.3B commitment to expand & strengthen the nation’s grid

On Monday, October 30th, 2023, Western Area Power Administration Administrator and CEO Tracey A. LeBeau joined U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm, DOE Grid Deployment Office Director Maria Robinson and other public and private entities to announce nearly $1.3 billion in DOE commitments to expanding and strengthening transmission lines across six states.

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WAPA Selects New Chief of Staff

Christopher Lawrence​ has been named Western Area Power Administration’s new Chief of Staff. Lawrence officially assumed the position July 16. Lawrence has served as the acting chief of staff for WAPA Administrator and Chief Executive Officer Tracey A. LeBeau since early 2023.

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