March 13th, 2019

As the annual motion picture awards season comes to a close, USEA welcomes you for a screening of the documentary "CCS: Bridge to a Cleaner Energy Future" which was underwritten by the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers (IBB) and produced to engage the global community in a conversation about the vital role carbon capture and storage (CCS) must play in mitigating climate change.

March 8th, 2019

Please join USEA on International Women's Day for our Women In Energy Roundtable.

The panel will discuss challenges and opportunities for women working in energy, how to ascend into leadership roles, education and career paths, overcoming obstacles, and how to increase diversity and gender balance within organizations and board rooms.

March 5th, 2019

UCLA's Dr. Gaurav N. Sant, Associate Professor, Henry Samueli Fellow, and Director of the Institute for Carbon Management, will present an approach for large scale utilization of carbon dioxide by the construction sector through carbon dioxide mineralization. Highlights of the presentation will include: 

February 28th, 2019

This briefing will discuss how the Internet of Things (IoT) can help minimize investment risk and maximize the returns of future power generation of renewable projects in around the world. Mr. Schoklitsch will discuss ARISTOTELES, Kaiserwetter’s platform, which has just recently rolled out new functionalities based on smart data, as well as predictive data analytics (incl. power curve modeling, various temperature analysis, power production forecasts etc.).

February 13th, 2019

This briefing will discuss the key policies and lessons learned from Central American Power Markets. The authors, Juan A.B. Belt and Silvia Alvarado de Córdoba, will present their analysis of the power sector reforms that have taken place in Central America countries and will identify measures to increase the efficiency of the region’s power markets.

December 11th, 2018

November 8th, 2018

The Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has supported the development and application of solid oxide fuel cells for nearly two decades.  The first half of this presentation briefly traces the history of fuel cells, discusses some of the technical aspects of solid oxide fuel cells, and describes their advantages and disadvantages.  The second half describes the solid oxide fuel cell program as implemented by the Office of Fossil Energy which includes a brief description of some of the projects supported by the Department and some insights on the routes t

October 31st, 2018

USEA is pleased to sponsor a panel on one of the hottest topics in the electric power industry – resilience of the power grid.  Resilience is generally defined as increasing the ability of the power system to prevent or mitigate the impact of unusual – in particular catastrophic – events (e.g., storms, fires, earthquakes, cyber and physical attacks).

October 5th, 2018

Please join USEA for an overview of efforts to incorporate distributed energy resources (DER) onto Colombia's electricity grid. XM, Colombia's system operator, will discuss their recent efforts, future steps, and some ideas gleaned from recent visits to U.S. system operators. By 2023, 2.4 GW of DER will be connected to the Colombian electric system, in addition to distributed residential generation, which will likely grow substantially.