Briefing

Jun 25, 2012
Washington, DC

Driven by technological breakthroughs in unconventional gas production, major increases in U.S. natural gas reserves and production have led to supply growth significantly outpacing forecasts in recent years. As a result, natural gas producers have sought new and additional sources of demand for the newfound volumes. One proposed end-use is the exportation of U.S. natural gas in the form of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Jun 7, 2012
Washington, DC

Driven by technological breakthroughs in unconventional gas production, major increases in U.S. natural gas reserves and production have led to supply growth significantly outpacing forecasts in recent years. As a result, natural gas producers have sought new and additional sources of demand for the newfound volumes. One proposed end-use is the exportation of U.S. natural gas in the form of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

May 16, 2012
Washington, DC

Hybrid power technologies that incorporate renewable generation with conventional fossil fuel systems represent an emerging trend in America’s energy mix. These technologies help utilities to meet emissions reduction targets without compromising the reliability, stability or cost-effectiveness of their networks. Mountain View-California based AREVA Solar offers a range of hybridized solar-fossil fuel power products that deliver important benefits to utilities and their customers. With projects under way in the U.S.

Apr 25, 2012
Washington DC, DC

EPRI’s Electric Transportation program conducts research and development on vehicle and infrastructure technologies that enable the use of electricity as a transportation fuel. The program has played a leading role in the development of plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) technologies that are at the forefront of automotive industry development efforts. EPRI also serves as a focal point of collaboration between the automotive and utilities industries for the development of infrastructure standards, vehicle demonstration programs, and advanced charging technologies.

May 1, 2012
Washington, DC

Germany is world-renowned for its ability to develop and produce innovative energy efficient technologies. On May 1, 2012, USEA will host several such innovators from the cites of Bottrop and Lingen, Germany for a discussion on implementing efficient technologies for the benefit of municipalities. Winner of the InnovationCity Ruhr project, Bottrop has developed a credible plan to reduce its CO2 emissions by 50% by 2020 while maintaining the city’s quality of life and enhancing its economic competitiveness.

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