Date: 5th April 2017 – 7th April 2017Location: Boston – Massachusetts – USA
The Microgrid is the next frontier in the transformation to a 21st century energy infrastructure.
Solar and Wind energy are now fast becoming commonplace and are experiencing massive deployment. Load management using Time of use (TOU) and demand response (DR) resources is now common practice for many utilities in the United States and around the globe. Energy storage and electric vehicle adoption are also seeing a greater market share as prices continue to plummet.
The next step is to tie this Menagerie of resources together into microgrids Continue reading
“My colleagues have exhaustively proven, in infinite detail, that we can put together an electric power supply that’s all renewable,” said David Freeman, author of All-Electric America and longtime utility CEO. “Their studies prove that beyond any reasonable debate.”
Innovative Rice Air, Climate, and Energy Education found here
Tandem Talks on Unleashing Our Home and Country from Fossil Fuels can be found here. Additional expert talks can be found here. Student talks can be found here.
I had the great pleasure of being asked to give a tandem-talk with Assistant Professor Daniel Cohan at the Rice Policy and Legal Dimensions of Climate Energy Forum. The forum, held on February 9th and 10th, 2016, was the first of a series of forums led and developed by Professor Cohan. Continue reading
Dave Freeman discusses how the future of humanity requires the development of renewable resources. The advances in solar and wind energy in the last seven years is one of the most important advancements of our time. Continue reading
Pope Francis is shaking up many conservative Catholic Americans who do not believe in climate change. Read the Atlantic for some insights not only on how Jeb, a covert to Catholicism, deals with this conundrum, but how many Catholic climate deniers may try to explain this as they face perhaps a different reality. Continue reading
David Freeman’s autobiography and a fascinating history of energy policy in America over the last 50 years. This book will inspire people to overcome early setbacks and live their dreams. It reveals that when you speak your mind, you can get bad people to do good things.