New England - Germany Energy Transition Forum
Name: New England - Germany Energy Transition Forum
Date: May 16, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 6:15 PM EDT
The New England – Germany Energy Transition Forum took place on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at Harvard Law School by courtesy of the Environmental and Energy Law Program.
Hosted by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) in partnership with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), the forum offered an opportunity for officials from government, industry and academia to discuss shared energy challenges, pursue urgent action on climate change mitigation, integrate lessons learned in Germany and New England and incorporate best practices.
Industry leaders from both countries discussed recent developments and challenges in the energy transition including the rapid increase of renewables, power sector decarbonization, heating sector innovation, clean transportation and offshore wind.
The event was organized by adelphi and the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Please find the agenda, including speakers here.
You can download the presentations held at the forum here:
- German American Chamber of Commerce, Welcome Presentation
- Jesse Jenkins, The Deep Decarbonization Challenge in New England
- Prof. Dr. Miranda Schreurs, German Energiewende
- Gordon Van Welie, Rapid Transformation of the New England Power System
- Rainer Stock, Clean Transport of the Future
- Jonathan Schrag, Electric Transportation
- Thomas Raffeiner, Connecting Energy and Mobility
- Will Lauwers, Transportation Energy
- James Bennet, U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Renewable Energy