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December 1 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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.
December 2 - December 3 | 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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.
December 2 | 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
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.
December 2 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) will host a briefing about how building science, renewable energy technology, creative community engagement and innovative partnerships are beginning to converge for the benefit of home owners and tenants in every income bracket.
December 2 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
December 2 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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.
December 3 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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
December 3 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
December 3 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Best-selling author Alan Weisman will give a keynote presentation on his experience researching and promoting his landmark book, "Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?" Following his presentation, a roundtable panel of environment and health reporters will discuss their surprising new stories where climate change meets resilience, population, and health.
December 3 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
This event marks the launch of India Energy: The Struggle for Power. Written by Raymond E. Vickery, a foremost expert on India’s energy situation, this new volume explains India’s chief energy challenges and considers what policies India might pursue to promote greater energy security.
December 3 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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.
December 3 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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.
December 4 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
December 5 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hudson Institute will host a debate on the feasibility of bipartisan energy policy in the 114th Congress and the likely paths forward. Hudson Institute Visiting Fellow Lee Lane will moderate a panel with Professor Grossman featuring Hudson Institute Distinguished Fellow Christopher DeMuth and NERA Economic Consulting Senior Vice President W. David Montgomery.
December 5 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Leaders in Energy Holiday Happy Hour will feature four speakers who represent exemplary leadership in the energy and sustainability arena from each generation including World War II, Baby Boomer, Gen X, and Millennial.
December 7 - December 10
A conference focused on understanding the behavior and decision-making of individuals and organizations and on using thtat knowledge to accelerate our transition to an energy-efficient and low-carbon future.
December 8 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
December 9 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Women's Council on Energy and the Environment will host its holiday breakfast featuring U.S. Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell, an expert on energy and climate issues that are going to shape our future.
December 10 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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