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Project Title: Determinants of Market Adoption of Advanced Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Technologies

PIN: PGA-STEP-12-01         

Major Unit:
Policy and Global Affairs
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy
Board on Energy & Environmental Systems DEPS

Beaton, Paul

Subject/Focus Area:
Energy and Energy Conservation; Environment and Environmental Studies; Policy for Science and Technology

Workshop on Accelerating Deployment of Clean Energy Technologies
July 25, 2013 - July 26, 2013
National Academy of Sciences Building
2100 C St. NW
Washington D.C.

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Aqila Coulthurst
Phone: 202.334.2453
Fax: 202.334.1505


Thursday, July 25, 2013

10:00 AM Presentation by Sponsor, U.S. Dept. of Energy
• Mike Carr, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, invited

11:00 AM Joe Barton, U.S. Representative for Texas

11:30 AM Is it as simple as a price on carbon?
• Dallas Burtraw, Resources for the Future, invited
• Roberton Williams, Resources for the Future/UMD
• Bill Hogan, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Moderator

12:30 PM Paul Tonko, U.S. Representative for New York

1:00 PM Lunch Available

1:10 PM Franz Wuerfmannsdobler, Office of Senator Coons

1:30 PM The state of finance: how much would private investors risk in cleantech markets absent government programs?
• Ethan Zindler, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
• Hank Habicht, Sail Capital Partners
• Elizabeth Lewis, Global Environment Fund
• Ted Roosevelt, Barclays Capital, Moderator

2:20 PM Coffee

2:30 PM Can we get agreement on common energy innovation terms? Agreeing on definitions as necessary for progress on energy policy.
• Margot Anderson, The Bipartisan Policy Center
• Evan Gaddis, National Electrical Manufacturers Association
• Gary Meltzer, IBM
• Nora Brownell, ESPY Energy Solutions, Moderator

3:30 PM If Legislation is Not an Option, Would Executive Branch Actions Prove Useful and Effective?
• Tim Brennan, Resources for the Future
• Elgie Holstein, Environmental Defense Fund
• Dave Garman, Decker Garman Sullivan, Moderator

4:45 PM Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Charles “Chad” O. Holiday
Jerome “Jay” Apt
Frances Beinecke
Nora Brownell
Paul Centolella
David Garman
Clark Gellings
Bart Gordon
William "Bill" Hogan
Richard Lester
William “Bill” Ritter
Theodore “Ted” Roosevelt
Gary Roughead
Peter Rothstein

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Bias and conflict of interest discussion.
Statement of task, scope of study, methodology, and objectives.
Discussion of tentative workplan, structure of working groups, potential need for additional expertise, and plans for future meetings.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: August 2, 2013