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    • Building Consensus on the Role of Clean Energy and Clean Tech 

      Detchon, Reid; Hakes, Jay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-18)
      Clean Energy and Clean Technology continue to play increasingly significant roles in meeting future energy needs as evidenced by the growth of numerous markets across the US and globally. As an example, in 2011 worldwide ...
    • Building Your Clean Tech Company in the South 

      Pate, Player; Quinlan, Paul; Coker, Anthony A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-28)
      The world is increasingly flat in Clean Technology. While local and regional markets exist for Clean Tech, national and international markets contain key drivers that impact market acceptance and economic viability that ...
    • Clean Energy As a Driver for Cooperation and Global Growth 

      Barker, Gregory Leonard George; Sweeney, Fionnuala (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-10)
      On May 10, 2012 UK Government Minister Gregory Barker MP was interviewed by CNN International anchor Fionnuala Sweeney. Clean Energy and Clean Technology are established global markets with excellent prospects for future ...
    • Economic Development and the Clean Economy 

      Pollin, Robert; Brown, Marilyn A.; Porzecanski, Roberto (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-25)
      According to “Sizing the Clean Economy” by the Brookings Institution: The clean economy, which employs some 2.7 million workers, encompasses a significant number of jobs in establishments spread across a diverse group ...
    • Electric Vehicles and the Grid 

      King, Thomas J. (Tom); Echols, Ben; Lomangino, Paul F. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-04-27)
      Consumer adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the United States is anticipated to be significant and rapid. In fact, some prognosticators compare it to the roll-out of air conditioning. While possibly overstated in terms ...
    • The Future of Coal for Southeast Power Generation 

      Brinkworth, Gary; Hill, Gerald (Jerry) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-27)
      The speakers will consider the extent to which coal will serve as a feedstock for power generation, with one utility’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) as a case study. In addition, the speakers will address the prospects ...
    • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Management in Complex Times 

      Ostrowski, Ken; Nastase, Sunny (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-11)
      Understanding the economic impact of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and addressing the management of an organization’s GHG footprint, be it domestic or international, is complex and challenging. On November 17, speakers ...
    • High-Voltage Grid of the Future 

      Glotfelty, Jimmy; Frank, Daniel E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-05-18)
      Analysts estimate that over $300 billion (pubic and private) will likely be invested in electric transmission in the United States during the next 20 years. Several factors drive this investment agenda, which include: ...
    • Hydraulic Fracturing's Role in Natural Gas Resource Development 

      Santamarina, J. Carlos; Gupta, D. V. Sayta (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-10-19)
      According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), over 87% of the natural gas consumed in the US comes from domestic sources. The proportion of total U.S. natural gas production coming from shale resources has grown ...
    • Low Hanging Fruit: Energy Efficiency in the Southeast 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Laitner, Skip; Ostrowski, Ken (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-01-27)
    • National Defense and Clean Energy (Applications and Implementation) 

      Reynolds, David; Hull, Christine Gettys; Meier, Steven (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-02-29)
      The Department of Defense makes up 80 percent of the federal government's energy use, and 1 percent of the nation as a whole. The Department spent $15 billion on energy last year, 75 percent of which was for military ...
    • Natural Gas: A Clean Energy Alternative 

      Haley, Don; Wochner, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-28)
      According to the US Energy Information Administration’s Annual Energy Outlook 2011 , the United States possesses 2.5 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of potential natural gas resources. Natural gas from shale resources, considered ...
    • Nuclear Power: Considerations Post-Fukushima 

      Sjoden, Glenn; Axelrod, Howard; Debs, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-16)
      The Energy Information Administration states that "nuclear power plants generate approximately 20 percent of U.S. electricity (23 percent for Georgia), and the plants in operation today are often seen as attractive assets ...
    • The Smart Grid and Energy Data: Measurement and Management 

      McDonald, John; Khan, Musaddeq; Malik, Sanjoy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-30)
      The Smart Grid has the potential to provide overwhelming amounts of data about residential, commercial and industrial energy consumption. Further, it offers the possibilities of two-way interaction between consumer and ...
    • Southeast Biomass: Highest and Best Use 

      Thomas, Valerie; Walsh, Marie; McClure, Nathan; Burnside, Michael H. (Mike) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-02-24)
      Regional biomass resources and economics are analyzed along with the business proposition of converting softwood into fuel.
    • Southeast Biomass: Project Development Incentives and Challenges 

      Burchfield, Marvin; Shah, Amish M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-31)
      The program will provide an overview of the available incentives for investments in renewable energy projects and current practical and policy issues regarding those incentives. The speakers will also discuss the actual ...
    • Southeast Energy Demand to 2030 

      Beamon, Alan; Schaal, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-18)
    • Southeast Solar: Project Development–Incentives and Challenges 

      Heinemann, Amy; Shore, Michael; Cusick, Kerinia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-26)
      The speakers will consider requirements for development of successful utility, commercial and residential-scale solar projects in the Southeast. Considerations will include site location, power purchase agreements, project ...
    • Southeast Solar: Ready for Prime Time? 

      Perez, Richard; Demirdoven, Nuri; Coker, Anthony A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-28)
      The speakers will cover Southeastern solar resources, environmental and operating conditions, economic proposition and technology fit and availability.
    • Southeast Wind Energy: Is An Answer Blowing in the Wind? 

      Rigas, Nikolaos; Mikhail, Amir; Hanes, Spencer (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-09-29)
      The speakers will consider the viability of wind as a source for utility and commercial-scale power in the Southeast. Topics will include Southeast wind resources, technology viability and fit, project development and ...