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Energy Policy Workshop

Join the conversation about Energy Policy, Jobs and Industry during COVID 19 and Economic Challenge.

Co-Hosts Kathy Araújo and Kipp Coddington will talk with John Kotek of the Nuclear Energy Institute, Terry Jester of Solpad, and Marc Chupka of the U.S. Energy Storage Association plus others in this online, half-day Zoom workshop. Hosted by the CAES Energy Policy Institute, this event is designed for people who are interested in energy policy, how energy policy informs research, and collaborative opportunities that bridge research and policy.

PROGRAM (as of May 25)

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Noon-12:30 pm MT Energy policy 101/Refresher


12:45-12:55 pm MT Welcome

1:00-2:15 pm MT Energy Policy, Jobs and Industry Conditions during COVID 19
and Economic Challenge

Moderators: Kathy Araújo and Kipp Coddington


  • John Kotek, Vice President of Policy Development and Public Affairs, Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Terry Jester, CEO of Solpad
  • Marc Chupka, Vice President of Research and Programs, U.S. Energy Storage Association

2:15-2:30 pm MT Break

2:30-3:25 pm MT Lightning talk research session

3:25-3:40 pm MT Break

3:40-4:40 pm MT Break-out sessions to develop research roadmaps

  • Advanced decarbonization
  • Nuclear development
  • Smarter grids and electricity markets

4:45-5:00 pm MT Take-aways and next steps