Fall 2015

Monday, September 14, 12pm-1:30pm
Subsidies, Climate Change, Electric Markets and FERC
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John Moot, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, September 21, 12pm – 1:30pm
Extending Locational Marginal Cost Pricing to Retail Electricity Markets and Distributed Generation
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Michael Caramanis, Professor, Boston University 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, September 28, 12pm – 1:30 pm
Financial Arbitrage and Efficient Dispatch in Wholesale Electricity Markets
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John Parsons, Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, October 5, 12:00pm-1:30 pm
Financial Trading in Electricity Markets – Who Benefits and How?
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Harry Singh, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
***Fainsod Room, 3rd Floor, Littauer Building***

Monday, October 19, 12pm – 1:30 pm
The Western Energy Imbalance Market
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Keith Casey, Vice President, Market and Infrastructure Development, California ISO
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, October 26, 12pm-1:30pm
Assessing Global Power Sector Climate Policy Initiatives
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Larry Makovich, Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, November 2, 12pm-1:30pm
Gas Hydrates as an Energy Source
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Carolyn Ruppel, Chief, US Geological Survey's Gas Hydrates Project;    
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, November 9, 12pm-1:30pm
Where Are We Heading? Pondering the Likelihood of Alternative Carbon Emissions Pathways
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Dan Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor Geology and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, Harvard University; Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, November 16, 12pm-1:30pm
Challenges in California's Transition to Lower-carbon Energy 
Jane Long, Chair, California Council on Science and Technology’s California’s Energy Future Committee; Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund; and Visiting Researcher, U.C. Berkeley 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Monday, November 30, 12pm-1:30pm
Health and Climate Benefits of Different Energy-efficiency and Renewable Energy Choices
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Jonathan Buonocore, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS