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Energy & Climate

Aspen Energy Policy Forum 2011


Aspen Institute

“Changing Currents: Turbulence for the Electricity Industry?” was the focus of the 35th annual Aspen Energy Policy Forum in July 2011. Topics included options to mitigate climate change, aging infrastructure, electric vehicles, renewable energy, the future of nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, and lessons from China. Phil Sharp, President of Resources for the Future and former Chair of the House of Representatives energy subcommittee, chaired the Forum.

Trevor Houser presented on China’s energy sector dynamics on a panel with Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers and Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter. Summary of the meeting is available here.