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Unless otherwise notified, events listed here will be held at the NREL Education Center, 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO. The Education Center phone number is 303-384-6565.

February 2016

Power Lunch Lecture - The 2014 Renewable Energy Data Book – Trends and Key Statistics in Renewable Energy

February 17, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Presented by Philipp Beiter, Analyst at NREL’s Strategic Energy Analysis Center

The Renewable Energy Data Book offers facts and figures on energy and electricity use, renewable electricity in the United States, global renewable energy development, wind power, solar power, geothermal power, biopower, hydropower, marine and hydrokinetic power, hydrogen, renewable fuels, and clean energy investment. The newly released book illustrates United States and global energy statistics, including renewable electricity generation, renewable energy development, clean energy investments, and technology-specific data and trends. During this Power Lunch Lecture Philipp will provide an overview of the key statistics and trends represented in the 2014 Renewable Energy Data Book.

Philipp Beiter is an Energy Markets & Policy Analyst at NREL’s Strategic Energy Analysis Center. His work focuses on analyzing renewable energy data, cost and deployment trends. He is using a variety of economic models related to market activity and employment to analyze the economic potential of renewable energy. Prior to joining NREL, he worked as a Policy Analyst in the Regulatory Policy Division at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. His prior work experience also includes the World Bank and an energy consulting firm in Germany. He graduated from Columbia University and the London School of Economics (LSE) with a concentration in Energy Management and Policy and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.

Call or e-mail the NREL Education Center to make a reservation for this free public program. Participants are welcome to bring a lunch to enjoy during the presentation.

 

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  • Free
  • NREL-sponsored

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March 2016

Sustainable NREL Walking Campus Tour

March 18, 2016, 9:30 - 11:15 am

NREL exemplifies environmental sustainability throughout its operations. Visitors learn about renewable energy and energy efficiency research as well as see for themselves how the campus is demonstrating clean energy technologies, reducing waste, and eliminating atmospheric pollution. The Sustainable NREL Walking Campus Tour is a vigorous, outdoor walking tour, so visitors are urged to wear comfortable walking shoes and to dress for the weather. The tours start at the NREL Education Center and include the Research Support Facility, NREL Parking Garage, and Central Detention Pond. Participants must be 18 or older, a U.S. Citizen, and have photo ID. Space is limited and advance registration is required.

 

Maps, directions and security requirements

  • Open to the Public
  • Free
  • NREL-sponsored

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April 2016

Sustainable NREL Walking Campus Tour

April 15, 2016, 9:30 - 11:15 am

NREL exemplifies environmental sustainability throughout its operations. Visitors learn about renewable energy and energy efficiency research as well as see for themselves how the campus is demonstrating clean energy technologies, reducing waste, and eliminating atmospheric pollution. The Sustainable NREL Walking Campus Tour is a vigorous, outdoor walking tour, so visitors are urged to wear comfortable walking shoes and to dress for the weather. The tours start at the NREL Education Center and include the Research Support Facility, NREL Parking Garage, and Central Detention Pond. Participants must be 18 or older, a U.S. Citizen, and have photo ID. Space is limited and advance registration is required.

 

Maps, directions and security requirements

  • Open to the Public
  • Free
  • NREL-sponsored

Add to calendar