YEP Speaker Event: Geothermal Energy and Carbon Offsets

March 11, 2010 - 1:00am

Michael Moore, Senior Fellow, Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy, University of Calgary speaks on Geothermal energy and carbon offsets

  • Doors open at 5:30 p.m., speaker starts at 6:00 p.m.
  • Socializing & Networking 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event is free for members, $5 for non-members. A lifetime YEP Membership is $30 and can be purchased at the door.

Michael C. Moore is Senior Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy at the University of Calgary in Alberta. He is the former Chief Economist at the National Renewable Laboratory in Golden Colorado, where he lead a research team engaged in examining over-the-horizon issues for the Department of Energy and developing new methods for cross-cutting analysis.

He is an economist and former regulator in the energy industry in California. Dr. Moore received his Bachelor of Science in Geology at Humboldt State University and a Master of Science from the Ecology Institute at the University of California at Davis in Land Economics. He obtained a PhD from the University of Cambridge in England in Economics where he is a member of Darwin College.

He is a former Commissioner with the California Energy Commission, where he held the designated Economist position. In that role he oversaw market structure issues, pricing of electricity and natural gas and data collection for the Commission as presiding member of the Electricity and Natural Gas Committee. He directed the $2B US program to maintain and expand the renewable energy industry in the state and presided over many complex siting cases for new fossil fired generation.

Dr. Moore is an active researcher in the areas of urban open space and agricultural land conversion, local government fiscal impacts and the structure and rules of energy markets. He is an accomplished public speaker and participates in a wide variety of public forums ranging from energy and fiscal policy to land use


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