Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Global Renewable Energy Trends

Dr Dan Arvizu, US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, will speak on "Global Renewable Energy Trends" 12 noon 31 October 2011, at the Australian National University in Canberra.

Global Renewable Energy Trends

Dr Dan Arvizu (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)

GENERAL CSES seminar series

DATE: 2011-10-31
TIME: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00
LOCATION: Finkel Lecture Theatre
CONTACT: heather.mcewen@anu.edu.au

Dr Dan Arvizu, the Director of the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will provide an overview of US and global technical and market trends with renewable energy. This will include a review of progress with renewable energy research and development and deployment along with the technical and economic potential of these technologies.He will also highlight examples of success stories with renewable energy research and market penetration. In addition, he will describe NRELas research, analysis, commercialization, and deployment programs.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (www.nrel.gov) is the USA's primary laboratory for renewable energy efficiency R&D, and has a budget of about $540 million. NREL's R&D areas of expertise are:

*renewable electricity
*renewable fuels
*integrated energy system engineering and testing
*strategic energy analysis

Mr Arvizu is delivering an ANU Public Lecture on renewable energy. RSVPs by 28 October are essential. Please go to (http://billboard.anu.edu.au/event_view.asp?id=83746) to register attendance.

Dan Arvizu became NREL's eighth Laboratory Director on January 15, 2005. Prior to NREL, Arvizu was an executive with CH2M HILL Companies. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Federal and Industrial Client Groups. Before joining CH2M HILL, he was also an executive with Sandia National Laboratories, where he worked for more than 20 years. He began his career at the AT&T Bell Telephone Labs Customer Switching Laboratory. Arvizu was appointed to the National Science Board by President George W. Bush.

1 comment:

Tom Worthington said...

Hosts for Dr Arvizu's talk are

* Professor Ian Young, Vice Chancellor and President of the Australian National University

* Mr Simon Corbell MLA, ACT Attorney-General and Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development, Territory & Municipal Services, Police and Emergency Services