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Past 2010 Carbon Finance Events


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The Challenges and Opportunities of Administering and Financing Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

Join Joe Swift, Residential Operations Supervisor for Connecticut Light & Power’s (CL&P) Conservation and Load Management Department at Northeast Utilities and Christopher Ehlert, Manager, Residential Energy Services for The United Illuminating (UI) Company to discuss how Connecticut's electric distribution companies (CL&P and UI) provide portfolios of energy efficiency programs to residential customers.

When:
May 20, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Practices in Energy

Join Andre de Fontaine from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change who will talk about how to a recently released report that describes the leading corporate energy efficiency programs, identifies key lessons learned, and details energy efficiency strategy development and implementation through six in-depth case studies of exemplary corporate programs.

When:
May 13, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Smart Buildings Meet the Smart Grid: Lessons from a Cleantech Entrepreneur

Join Alexis Ringwald, Co-founder and Director of Business Development at Valence Energy, who will talk about emerging trends in the convergence of IT and energy in buildings and about her Silicon Valley entrepreneurial experience.

When:
April 23, 2010 | 11:30 – 12:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Classroom 321 or Online webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Economy

Join Hannah Choi Granade, a principal in McKinsey & Company’s Stamford, CT office, who will talk about how to bring energy efficiency to 100 million buildings and billions of devices.

When:
April 22, 2010 | 5:00 – 6:30PM

Where: GM Room - 55 Hillhouse Avenue
Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Also there will be an online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


The Long Island Green Homes Initiative: How Local Policy Innovations are Driving the National Conversation on Energy Efficiency

Join Dorian Dale, Energy Director of Babylon, NY to learn about how someone can transform a municipality into a one-stop shop for retrofits that make it easy for a homeowner to have a more affordable, comfortable and efficient home.

When:
April 15, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Managing Phantom Load with the modlet® - A Modern Electrical Outlet

Join Erika Diamond, Vice President of Business Development for ThinkEco who will talk about the Modlet, a plug-in device that eliminates unnecessary electricity usage by your home and/or office appliances.

When:
April 13, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Bridging Public and Private Financing in Residential Energy Efficiency: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Join Claire Broido Johnson, the Acting Program Manager of the Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs at DOE, who will talk about the transition from public to private investment in residential energy efficiency.

When:
April 8, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Helping Utilities and Their Customers Solve Energy Challenges Together with Tendril

Join Cameron Brooks, Senior Director of Market Development and Policy Strategy for Tendril Inc. to discuss a unique business solution that enables consumers to better understand their energy consumption patterns and empowers them with the ability to make a difference.

When:
March 30, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Lessons Learned from the Energy Star Residential Programs

Join David Lee, Director for the Residential Branch overseeing the ENERGY STAR New and Existing Homes Program at the US EPA, who will talk about the lessons learned from the ENERGY STAR Residential Programs and future directions.

When:
March 25, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Green Jobs/Green NY: Helping the Economy and the Environment with the Center for Working Families

Join Emmaia Gelman, Policy Director of the Center for Working Families who will talk about Green Jobs/Green NY, an unprecedented statewide initiative to retrofit one million homes and small businesses in five years. Emmaia Gelman guides the Center for Working Families’ portfolio of policy ideas and strategy linking jobs, housing, economic development, equity, and climate change.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Connecticut Fund for the Environment.

When:
March 23, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium (195 Prospect Street)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Connecticut Fund for the Environment and the Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Increasing Consumer Energy Engagement: Comparing Behavior to Traditional Efficiency Resources

Join Zeke Hausfather, Executive Vice President of Energy, and Andy Frank, Executive Vice President of Business Development of Efficiency 2.0, who will talk about the strategies to radically increase consumer energy engagement in order to place behavior as a preferred efficiency resource and demonstrate one approach to breaking down household savings opportunities.

When:
March 11, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Marketing Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Across the U.S. - Let's Get Energy Smart

Join Brian Keane, President of SmartPower, who will talk about the challenges and opportunities of marketing clean energy and energy efficiency to the nation’s households and communities.

When:
March 9, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Implementing the Behavioral Wedge

Join Michael Vandenbergh, Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, in a talk about overcoming barriers to implementing the behavioral wedge to be achieved in 10 years.

When:
March 4, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment


Peer Comparison Feedback Can Reduce Residential Energy Usage: A Study from Two Large Field Experiments

Join Ian Ayres, the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale University, who will talk about a recent study that uses large scale data analysis to assess how peer feedback can reduce residential energy usage.

When:
February 23, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


People Centered Initiatives: Estimating the Potential for Behavior-Related Energy Savings and why they are Necessary

Join Karen Ehrhardt-Martinez, founder of Human Dimensions Research Associates, who will talk about the scale of potental behavior-related energy savings and the critical contributions of applied social science research for achieving successful energy initiatives.

When:
February 18, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Advancing Energy Efficiency in the U.S.: A Look at State and Federal Policies and Best Practices

Join Steve Nadel, Executive Director of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) who will talk about leading examples of state level energy efficiency policies and the current discussions on energy efficiency resource standards at the federal level.

When:
February 2, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Expanding Renewable Energy Markets in the U.S.: Current Drivers and Examination of Potential Policy Scenarios

Join Lori Bird, a member of the Market and Policy impact Analysis Group at NREL, who will discuss policies and markets for renewable energy in the U.S. She will provide an overview of current policies driving renewable energy development in the U.S. as well as the costs and impacts of proposed federal policies, She will also discuss the interplay of efficiency and renewable energy in a combined renewable energy portfolio standard.

When:
January 28, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Lessons Learned from New England: A National Priority to Invest in Energy Efficiency to Increase Economic Output and Job Creation

Join Jamie Howland, a Policy Analyst - Data and Energy Policy at Environment Northeast, who will focus on the economic output and job growth potential from increased investments in energy efficiency.

When:
January 19, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Measuring Performance in State Energy Efficiency: Energy Consumption Intensity in the Residential Sector

Join Yerina Mugica, a Research Associate at NRDC, who will focus on the recently released ACEEE 2009 Energy Efficiency Scorecard and specifically how to measure performance in state energy efficiency for the residential sector.

When:
December 10, 2009 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Climate Change and Energy Savings Attitudes, Behavior and Barriers in the U.S.

Join Anthony Leiserowitz, of the Yale Project on Climate Change, who will focus on attitudes, behavior and barriers in energy savings.

When:
December 8, 2009 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Energy Efficiency: Key Concepts and Opportunities
Yale Professor Jonathan Koomey, of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will discuss some key basic concepts on energy efficiency and the opportunities presented by addressing residential energy use.
When:
December 2, 2009 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale