Future of the EV Market in the United States

"Future of the Electric Vehicle Market in the US", was held on July 31, 2020 at 1:30p.m. PDT. The event was moderated by Energy Systems Management second year student Maaz Haider. The three panelists for the speaker series session included: Francesca Wahl | Charging Policy Manager, Business Development and Public Policy Team, TeslaObrie Hostetter | …

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Review of California’s 2020 Draft Transportation Electrification Framework

The speaker series event discussing California's draft Transportation Electrification Framework (TEF), was held on June 9th, 2020 and 01:00 PM. The panel was moderated by Govinda Hira, second year student at the Energy Systems Management Program and a Fulbright scholar. The panelists for the session included: Melodee Blackn | Senior Policy Advisor | Southern California …

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What does COVID-19 Mean For The Clean Energy Transition?

The Energy Systems Management program held its first webinar on COVID-19 and its impact on the clean energy transition. Please see the recording here. Read more about our three panelists: Michael Colvin | Director, California Energy Program, Environmental Defense Fund Michael Colvin is the Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, California Energy Program at Environmental …

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ESM’s Chris Greacen leads World Bank project to provide power to hospitals in Haiti, Nigeria, and Yemen

We are minimizing the use of diesel generators. Diesel fuel supply lines in many of the World Bank client countries are strained even during normal times, and are expected to worsen under pandemic conditions. Hospitals with diesel generators also often find it difficult to pay for diesel fuel even when it is available. Because COVID19 …

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ENERGY ENTREPRENEURS AND THE ENERGY TRANSITION

Anderson Barkow Co-Founded BoxPower after spending three years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Corporate and Investment Bank, where he underwrote debt products and managed risk to Fortune 500 technology companies. He brings experience in impact-focused ventures from experiences at RSF Social Finance and Wakabi Boda Solutions, an SMS based app seeking to solve last …

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ESM – First Class Graduates

The first cohort of students in the Energy Systems Management program graduated in May 2019. There was a fantastic event where the graduating students presented their final projects, including papers on carbon capture and storage, microgrids for resilience, FERC Order No. 841, vehicle-to-grid technology, and electric vehicle adoption. Other students presented integrated resource plans for …

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Role of CCAs

MS in Energy Systems Management (ESM) co-hosted an ESM Speaker Series with Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) and Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI) at USF’s downtown campus with Justin Pine ESM MS ’19, Rachel Bird and Michael Callahan. The moderator was Irene Boghdadi ESM MS ’20 (expected). A video recording can be found HERE. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in …

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ESM Professor Jim Williams Presents at the Vatican

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss how finance ministers can do more on climate. Pope Frances leant his name to the proceeding, which was hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (whose first director was Galileo). There were about 50 people attending, including about 25 finance ministers, largely from Europe and Latin America, …

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