The Role of Natural Gas in the Clean Energy Economy

Can natural gas help us achieve greenhouse gas emission targets while reducing our dependence on foreign oil for transportation? What is its role in greening the electricity grid? What are the environmental issues associated with increased natural gas production and use? Please join our distinguished panel to discuss these and other important questions regarding the role of natural gas in a clean energy economy.
 
Welcome and Introduction:
Governor Bill Ritter
 
Moderator: 
Kevin Doran, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Energy and Environmental Security; Faculty Director, Carbon Management Center, Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory

Panelists:
- Mike Ming, President, Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA)
- Fred Julander, President, Julander Energy Co.
- Kurt Haeger, Managing Director of Resource Planning, Xcel Energy
- Melanie Kenderdine, Associate Director for Strategic Planning, MIT Energy Initiative
- Dag Nummedal, Director, Colorado Energy Research Institute, Colorado School of Mines
- Patty Limerick, University of Colorado at Boulder
           
Please Note:
RPSEA's president Mike Ming will be speaking along with RPSEA Board members Melanie Kenderdine and Dag Nummedal.

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Speaker

When?

Thu, Oct. 22, 2009
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Mountain

Where?

University of Colorado at Boulder Memorial Center (UMC), Room 235
Boulder, Colorado