On the Road to Mass Market Electric Vehicles

https://eemi.seas.gwu.edu/electric-vehicles-professional SSF is partnering with George Washington University to bring energy and environmental professional development courses online. This is the second time we have produced the electric vehicle course.

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Prepare for Blackouts Across the U.S. as Summer Takes Hold

Just when it didn’t seem things couldn’t get worse — gasoline at $5 to $8 a gallon, supply shortages in everything from baby formula to new cars — comes the devastating news that many of us will endure electricity blackouts this summer.

 

See the video here - https://vimeo.com/718788148

Consultants and Government Officials: Get Smart on Building Decarbonization in 10 Hours

We're pleased to announce that a POWERFUL NEW CERTIFICATE COURSE on decarbonizing buildings is now available through the George Washington University Energy Resilience Program.

Spare Us the Thoughts and Prayers — We Are Past That

America, spare me your thoughts and prayers. Get off your backsides and do something. Wringing hands over the gun lobby, lamenting the love of guns by so many Americans, these won’t do anymore.

Energy Resilience Certificate (ERC)

The George Washington University's Energy Resilience Certificate (ERC)  Courses are 10 to 12 hours, self-paced online, No prerequisites

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Decarbonizing Buildings - A primer for the systems thinker

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:15 to 2:15 PM EDT

Smita Chandra Thomas is the founder and principal of Energy Shrink – a Washington DC consulting practice focused on decarbonizing buildings for international, national, and local clients. She is also an instructor in the GWU Clean Energy Resilience Certificate Program.

Join the Security and Sustainability Forum and George Washington University featuring Smita Thomas in this important discussion.

Two New Energy Resilience Courses Open

How Electricity Markets Work - Learn how retail and wholesale electricity prices are set, how power is procured, how the markets are regulated, and implications for the future, given the greening and modernization of the electricity sector. Taught by Venki Venkateshwara. -->More information ....

Decarbonizing Buildings- Green-building concepts extend beyond the walls of structures and include site, community, and land-use planning. Learn how to optimize energy, water, and materials use while reducing impacts on human health and the environment for the entire lifecycle of a building. Taught by Smita Chandra Thomas. ---> More information ....

Principles of Quality Climate Change Adaptation Training

Next Training Date - 8/24

The next Principles of Quality Climate Change Adaptation Training will be held from 12-2:30 PM ET on August 24, 2022.

Registration closes on August 18! (ASAP Members $15, Non-Members $30)

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