Lunch Seminar: US Photovoltaic markets

Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - 5:00am - 6:00am

Lunch Seminar: US Photovoltaic markets. Carla Peterman is a Phd Candidate of the Energy and Resources Group.

Wednesday, Noon-1:00 p.m., September 30.
323 Barrows Hall (ERG Reading Room)
University of California, Berkeley

This is part of the weekly RAEL lunch seminar series

The focus of this talk is recent trends in the U.S. photovoltaic market, with particular emphasis on downstream activities and actors. The seminar will cover installed costs trends from 1998 through 2008, financing issues and models, and implications of recent policy for PV diffusion.

Biofuels

Date: 
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - 3:00am - 4:30am

Biofuels. Chris Somerville is Philomathia Professor of Alternative Energy in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley, and Director of the Energy Biosciences Institute at UC Berkeley, which was founded with the single largest grant in university history, worldwide.

Tuesdays, Noon-1:30 p.m., November 3.
David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way

This is part of a seminar series: Strategic Issues in Energy Resources and Politics (October 6 to November 10)
Flyer

Power Grid

Date: 
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 5:00am - 6:30am

Power Grid. Mason Willrich is a senior advisor to the MIT Energy Innovation Project and Chair of the California Independent Service Operators Board of Governors. He is an expert on U.S. energy infrastructure and a clean energy venture capitalist.

Tuesdays, Noon-1:30 p.m., October 27.
David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way

This is part of a seminar series: Strategic Issues in Energy Resources and Politics (October 6 to November 10)
Flyer

Nuclear Energy

Date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 5:00am - 6:30am

Nuclear Energy. Per Peterson is a Professor and former Chair of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley, and manages the UC Berkeley Thermal Hydraulics Research Laboratory. He is an expert on fission and fusion.

Tuesdays, Noon-1:30 p.m., October 20.
David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way

This is part of a seminar series: Strategic Issues in Energy Resources and Politics ( October 6 to November 10)
Flyer

Energy Economics

Date: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 5:00am - 6:30am

Energy Economics. Severin Borenstein is the E.T. Grether Professor of Business and Public Policy at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and Director of the UC Energy Institute. He is a leading expert on the energy economy.

Tuesdays, Noon-1:30 p.m., October 6.
David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way

This is part of a seminar series: Strategic Issues in Energy Resources and Politics (October 6 to November 10)
Flyer