Aug. 12—U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, left, made her first visit to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland on Thursday with Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.
The tour included the lab's Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center, where PNNL researchers work to improve managing the power grid.
Granholm's Washington state, three-day visit was primarily focused on advancing clean energy development.
Her visit included a visit to PNNL's Sequim office and then a hydropower dam tour, before traveling to the Tri-Cities.
She was to visit the Hanford nuclear site on Friday.
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