Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Extra credit

Students in both SP 2014 EC 2003 Economics of Res. Con. and PS 3003 Sustainable Energy:

I am offering five points extra credit for marked attendance at this upcoming event (while I'm away in Texas). I will ask a faculty colleague to take attendance.



Tuesday, February 18
11:00 am to 12:00 pm in PW 204

Sharon Reishus, Senior Director for IHS CERA North American Power Advisory Service

Outlook for North American Energy

The energy sector in North America is undergoing fundamental changes, from newly discovered supplies of domestic, low-priced fossil fuel to innovations in technology. Coupled with an evolving policy landscape around conventional pollutants and carbon, the energy industry faces significant challenges in the decades ahead. Ms. Reishus will discuss some of the trends she sees that may reshape the energy industry in the future.

Sharon Reishus leads the development and delivery of research content for the IHS CERA North American Power Advisory Service. A national leader on energy issues, she served as chair of Maine Public Utilities Commission, and represented Maine at the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Eastern Interconnection State Planning Council (EISPC), and New England State Committee on Electricity (NESCOE). She is the past president of the New England Conference of Public Utility Commissioners (NECPUC).

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