YCEI Annual Conference 2010 — Clean Energy Innovation: Overcoming Barriers to a New Energy System

Friday, April 23, 2010 - 8:30am to Saturday, April 24, 2010 - 5:00pm

The 2010 Annual Conference of the Yale Climate & Energy Institute was held on April 23 and 24th, the weekend after the 40th anniversary of the first Earth Day. The conference them was Clean Energy Innovation: Overcoming Barriers to a New Energy System. At the conference, leaders in science, policy, and finance together with Yale faculty, students, alumni and guests convened to discuss these obstacles to clean energy innovation and proposed innovative solutions to overcome them. 

Featured Speakers included: Richard Levin (Yale University President), Gina McCarthy (EPA), Yale Climate and Energy Institute, Rajendra Pachauri (YCEI/IPCC), Matt Rogers (U.S. Department of Energy), Daniel Sperling (U.C. Davis), Dan Reicher (Google), George Pataki, (Former Governor of New York), John DeStefan (Mayor of New Haven), Lise Dondy (Connecticut Clean Energy Fund), Bill McKinnon (Northeast Utilities), Heidi (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), Judy Chang, The Brattle Group), Kevin Rennert, U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee), Richard Kauffman (Good Energies), Daniel Gross (Hudson Clean Energy Partners), Scott Kleeb (Energy Pioneer Solutions), Reed Hundt (Coalition for Green Capital)

More information can be found at the conference website http://www.yale.edu/ycei/annualconference2010/