Richard is the Director of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC) at the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) as well as the Director of the Center for Renewable Energy and Economic Development (CREED). NREL is the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. It is a global leader in developing creative answers to today's energy challenges. From fundamental science and energy analysis to validating new products for the commercial market, NREL researchers are dedicated to transforming the way the world uses energy. Drawing on his deep expertise and experience in supporting innovation and commercialisation of renewable energy technologies as well as his understanding of the Australian and US renewable energy sectors, Richard will introduce NREL and discuss, among others, possible areas of Australia - US collaboration, NREL’s experience in commercialisation of energy technologies, US policies encouraging innovation in renewable energy as well as major obstacles to broader uptake of renewables in US.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Innovation and Commercialisation of Renewable Energy Technologies
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC), US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will speak on "Innovation and Commercialisation of Renewable Energy Technologies", at the ANU Energy Change Institute, Australian National University, Canberra, 2:30pm 18 July 2013