The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways.
This discussion convenes global experts to give you an overview of the U.S.-China climate agreement, its historical and potential significance, and to discuss the agreement in light of existing and expected U.S. and China policy.
Monday, December 01, 2014
Join RE-volv for an exciting panel discussion on the solar industry, the movement, and innovations in the field. The panel will feature experts in solar policy, financing and the environmental movement. The panelists will discuss challenges and opportunities in the solar industry and the relationship between the industry and popular organizing for clean energy. In addition to the panel, learn about RE-volv's innovative solar finance model as well as its partnership with the National Audubon Society.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
The National Summit on Smart Grid & Climate Change will bring together policymakers, utilities, technology companies, and a wide variety of environmental and energy stakeholders to address the role of smart grid technologies and practices in mitigating and adapting to climate change.
Resources for the Future and the Electric Power Research Institute will host this webinar to explore the assumptions and methods that have led to the different cost estimates. Experts from EPRI and RFF will highlight several key challenges in calculating overall regulatory costs, providing an intellectual framework for policymakers and the power sector as they consider the impacts on their states and industries.
Charlton Clark from the U.S. Department of Energy will moderate, and other speakers will discuss recent planning and interconnection developments related to offshore wind.
The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and Environmental Change and Security Program and the World Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Region will host a discussion of the LAC portion of the World Bank’s new report, Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Recent growth in domestic oil and gas production is transforming the U.S. energy sector and challenging the paradigm of energy scarcity that has underpinned federal policy for the last 40 years. Join OurEnergyPolicy.org to hear leading energy experts discuss this topic and examine policy issues related to exports, infrastructure, natural gas as a transportation fuel and the climate.
Buildings of the Future Research Project Launch and Virtual Panel Discussion on Building Technology Trends
This webinar will investigate the technology trends that will revolutionize the built environment across energy, water, environment, resilience, health, productivity, and security.
In less than an hour, enough solar energy hits the earth to meet the world’s energy needs for an entire year. The Maryland-DC-Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association will host a discussion about solar technology, current policies and incentives in Virginia, and much more. The session will run approximately 30 minutes, providing ample opportunity for Q&A at the end, as well as a presentation by special guests. Refreshments will be provided.
How do we scale up solar energy throughout the world? This presentation will describe a unique effort to expand solar energy by placing panels on the roofs of nonprofit organizations and creating a revolving fund to sustainably finance additional projects.