The Global Workshop on Planning for a Low Carbon Power Sector will focus on how utilities are integrating low carbon generation resources into their systems given financial constraints. This activity will be a four and a half day workshop including site visits. Participants will gain understanding of the integrated resource planning process used by electric utilities to plan supply and demand resources to meet future capacity needs for their customers.
USEA, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Global CCS Institute, the U.S. Carbon Sequestration Council and the California CCS Coalition, hosted a workshop on "California Opportunities for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage and Enhanced Oil Recovery: Challenges & Policy Requirements". The workshop took place on June 27, 2012 in Sacramento, California.
On July 19th, 2012, the United States Energy Association organized and hosted the US- China Fossil Energy Industry Forum. This meeting concluded a study tour exchange between the U.S. Department of Energy and Shenhua Group on coal mining, power generation and coal conversion. It provided senior DOE and Shenhua officials with an opportunity to recognize the achievements of this exchange, as well as to reaffirm the importance of U.S.-China fossil energy collaboration. During the forum, senior executives from DOE and Shenhua Group presented both the U.S.
The Workshop on Clean Energy Development Strategies in East Africa was conducted in cooperation with the East African Community Secretariat, with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development. It focused on how utilities, regulators, and government agencies implement best practices for clean energy development.
The focus of the workshop is an overview of transmission operations for cross border electricity exchange. The two-day workshop for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka will present existing transmission operation practices to ensure reliability, stability, and safety in cross-border energy trade. The workshop will also address emergency management practices and best practices in cross border communications for electricity trade.