Alternative Energy 2008:
Overcoming Challenges to Development
Presented by: LSU Center for Energy Studies

23 April 2008     ·     Louisiana State University     ·     Baton Rouge, Louisiana





8:00am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:15am Conference Welcome & Introduction
Allan Pulsipher, Executive Director, Center for Energy Studies
9:15am - 10:00am Alternative Energy: The Role of Government
Myron Ebell, Director of Energy & Global Warming Policy, Competitive Enterprise Institute
10:00am - 10:45am Green Freedom, A Concept for Producing Carbon-Neutral Synthetic Fuels and Chemicals
F. Jeffrey Martin, Senior Advisor, International and Nuclear Systems Engineering Los Alamos National Laboratory
10:45am - 11:15am Break
11:15am - 11:45am Solar Energy Development Opportunities in New Orleans
Cecilia Aguillon, Director of Business Development & Government Relations, Kyocera Solar
11:45am - 12:30pm Large Scale Hydrokinetics in the Mississippi River
Christopher Williams, Chief Technology Officer, Free Flow Power Corp.
12:30pm - 1:45pm Lunch
1:45pm - 3:00pm Demand Response and Energy Efficiency as Renewables
Chelle Izzi, Vice President of National Accounts and Vertical Markets, Consumer Powerline
3:00pm - 3:30pm Customer Perceptions on Green Energy
Dana Cogar, Director of Research, EcoAlign, LLC
3:30pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 4:30pm Transmission Issues Affecting Development
Chris Reeder, Attorney, Compete Coalition
4:30pm - 5:00pm Leveraging Renewable Energy Credits and Carbon Reduction Credits to Fullest Advantage in Financing Renewable Energy Projects
Charles Reith, Director of Industrial Strategies & Sustainable Solutions, Carbon and Energy Management
5:00pm - 6:00pm Reception

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