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December 9 | 6:30 PM
December 10 - December 11
December 10 | 9:30 AM
December 10 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Canada Institute, the Kennan Institute and European Studies Program will host the publication launch of "In Search of Arctic Energy." The program will discuss the findings of the new paper and delve into the implications that arctic energy exploration will have for the region and the globe's energy economy.
December 10 | 6:15 PM
Industry Perspective on the Future of the Grid: This session presents a utility industry perspective on how emerging technologies and environmental or regulatory pressures might change the plans of this regulated industry. Issues to be faced include distributed solar/wind, efficient operations, state/federal legislative initiatives, and financing mechanisms.
December 11 - December 12 | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The 3rd annual workshop will focus upon the growing efforts of U.S. defense, intelligence and national security communities on assessing and responding to climate change. With the recent publication of Federal agency adaptation plans and the impacts of Hurricane Sandy, this year's program will specifically address transportation, water and energy infrastructure, as well as critical risks in the supply chain.
December 11 | 10:00 AM
December 11 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
On December 11, the D.C. Bar’s Air and Water Quality Committee of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section and the Environmental Law Institute will host a discussion with the litigants of the major issues and possible outcomes in the EPA's mercury cases.
December 12 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
December 12 | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The battle over climate change, carbon pollution, and America’s energy future is not confined to Congress. In fact, considerable progress is happening at the state and local level with 31 states, and DC, setting targets for renewable energy and over 1,000 mayors signing on to the US Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement.
Space at this discussion is extremely limited - RSVP required (http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-state-of-climate-change-a-local-perspective-registration-7809846461)
December 12 | 10:15 AM
The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittees on Energy & Power and Environment & the Economy will hold an oversight hearing of "NRC Management and the Need for Legislative Reform" and H.R. 3132, the "Nuclear Regulatory Commission Reorganization Plan Codification and Complements Act."
December 12 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
On Thursday, December 12, 2013, from 11:00 - 12:00 pm (EST), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership (GPP) and the Stadium Managers Association (SMA) will host a free webinar on "Green Power Use and Opportunities for Sports Teams & Venues."
December 12 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Diesel cars, pickups and SUVs are growing in popularity with consumers and manufacturers are planning to meet this demand. Analysts predict that diesels will make up anywhere from four percent four percent to nearly 18 percent of the market by 2023 beating other alternative powertrains.
December 12 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join this webinar to learn how the EPA’s RE-Powering America’s Lands initiative offers developers a very unique value proposition for installing solar energy! Participants will learn how to leverage existing infrastructure, improve project economics with reduced land costs and tax incentives, reduce project cycle times through streamlined permitting and zoning, and build a sustainable land development strategy by using contaminated lands.
December 12 | 2:45 PM - 5:30 PM
December 13 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CSIS, with partners in India, South Korea, and China, explored the contours of responsible nuclear supply with key technical, official, and industry experts. CSIS will host a discussion of its findings and the results of our workshops in Delhi, Seoul and Beijing, with a distinguished panel of experts.
To register: PPP@csis.org#mce_temp_url#
December 13 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Energy Department will present a live webcast titled “Engaging Students in Energy.” The webcast will provide information to educators, administrators, and others interested in learning more about the Department of Energy’s efforts in increasing opportunities for colleges, universities and their students in energy, including information on the Energy 101 project and framework, DOE's Minorities in Energy Initiative, and other EERE student engagement programs.
December 16 | 9:30 AM
Adam Sieminski, Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) will present the reference case from Annual Energy Outlook 2014 Early Release Overview with projections of U.S. energy supply, demand, and prices to 2040.
December 17 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
December 18 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "The Western Wind and Solar Integration Study Phase 2.” During the webinar, Greg Brinkman, a member of the Energy Forecasting and Modeling Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, will present the results of the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study, Phase 2.
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