Fall 2011

Monday, September 12, 12pm-1:30pm
Massimo Filipini, University of Lugano
Benchmarking and the regulation of electricity distribution companies
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, September 19, 12pm-1:30pm
Francesco Venturini, President and CEO, Enel Green Power North America
Developing renewable energy projects in the US: Perspectives from Enel Green Power
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, October 3, 12pm-1:30pm
George Baker, Harvard Business School
Renewable energy on the coast of Maine and beyond
Fainsod Room, Room 324, Littauer Building, HKS

Monday, October 24, 12pm-1:30pm
Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
China’s energy future
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, October 31, 12pm-1:30pm
Jody Freeman, Harvard Law School
Legal and Regulatory Challenges to Moving Energy and Climate Policy Forward
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, November 7, 12pm-1:30pm
Truth Telling by Third-Party Environmental Auditors: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in India
Rohini Pande, Harvard Kennedy School
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, November 14, 12pm-1:30pm
Meeting the Energy Needs of Tomorrow: Opportunities and Challenges
Jason Bordoff, Associate Director for Energy and Climate Change, Council on Environmental Quality, and Senior Advisor for Energy and Environmental Policy, National Economic Council
Fainsod Room, Room 324, Littauer Building, HKS

Monday, November 28, 12pm-1:30pm
Recent Developments in Shale Gas: Observations from the Vantage Point of Two New Studies (National Petroleum Council and the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board)
Sue Tierney, Analysis Group
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, December 5, 12pm-1:30pm
Investigating the Gulf Oil Spill: Challenges and Opportunities
Richard Lazarus, Harvard Law School
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS