EPIC hosts a conversation on the future of clean energy with the person leading landmark reforms for New York, Richard Kauffman, and premier energy expert Susan Tierney.
Energy storage is the single most critical challenge to widespread implementation of renewable energy. In recent years, Harvard’s Dan Nocera has made two major energy storage breakthroughs: the discovery of large scale flow batteries for grid storage in the developed world, and the discovery of the artificial leaf for distributed energy production in the emerging world. Typically, technologies like these would take 20-30 years to make it to the marketplace because they are so capital intensive. But Nocera is changing that. Hear about these energy game-changers and the innovative approaches Nocera is using to bring them to market.
Lawyers Sean Donahue and Thomas Lorenzen give an insider's debate over the legal merits of the Clean Power Plan and its likely path through the courts.
What impact will the Supreme Court's recent stay action have on the Clean Power Plan and other COP21 initiatives? Where do U.S. energy producers, utilities and states stand in implementing or challenging the regulation? The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), the University of Chicago Alumni Law Society and the Booth School of Business Energy Network have an interdisciplinary discussion on the Plan and its potential impacts on energy producers, prices, markets and the environment.