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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Climate Risks and Opportunities in Ending EU Dependency on Russian Fossil Fuels

What is in the EC's REPowerEU Plan?

Thursday, June 17, 2022 - 11 am to 12 pm EDT

Welcome to the 14th webinar in the George Washington University Leadership in Our Time series with András Simonyi, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow and former Hungarian Ambassador to the United States and NATO.

In this session, András hosts Tony Agotha, senior diplomatic advisor to the Executive Vice President of the European Commission and lead for the European Green Deal, Mr. Frans Timmermans.

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.

 

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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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Shutting Out Natural Gas Can Destabilize the Electric Grid

It has been an annus horribilis for the nation’s electric utility companies. Deadly storms and wildfires have left hundreds of thousands — and for short periods millions — of electricity customers without power, sometimes for days and weeks.

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 ....

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