The State of Energy Transition in the U.S.

Please join us as Chris Nelder from the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) explains how the energy transition is coming along in the U.S. This presentation will review notable trends and projects in the U.S., share some useful lessons from the energy transition efforts in other countries, and try to determine if the U.S. is on track to meet its climate goals. Chris Nelder is an energy analyst and consultant who has written about energy and investing for more than a decade. He is an Electricity Manager at the Rocky Mountain Institute in Boulder, Colorado, and the host of the Energy Transition Show podcast. He is the author of Profit from the Peak and the co-author of Investing in Renewable Energy, and has written hundreds of articles on energy. He has been published by Nature,Scientific American, Slate, The Atlantic, Quartz, Financial Times Alphaville, SmartPlanet, the Economist Intelligence Unit, and Greentech Media, among others. He is a public speaker and media guest with more than 50 appearances on television, radio and podcast, including BBC, CNN national radio, Fox Business, and NPR. Chris blogs at, and tweets @chrisnelder.

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Parking is available in Lot 556
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6:45 Arrive, Light refreshments
7:00 Announcements, followed by the Presentation
8:15 Questions, Networking, Wrap-up and Clean-up

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