New Energy Economy
The New Energy Economy includes a cross-cutting, multidisciplinary array of seminars, lectures and workshops.
Seminars, Courses and Workshops
Northwest Energy Policy and the Columbia River
Reviewing the history, politics and institutions influencing current energy policy and Columbia River management issues in the Pacific Northwest.
This seminar explores the extraordinary changes taking place in the realm of energy policy and their implications for the Northwest electric utility industry, its consumers, the economy, the Columbia River, salmon, and the environment. > More
The Smart Grid and Sustainable Communities
Explore how the concepts, technologies, and business models associated with the Smart Grid can support sustainable communities in the Portland metro area, Oregon and the greater Pacific Northwest region. Analyze the key issues and debates that are swirling around the still emerging set of concepts, technologies, applications and business models that could transform the nation’s century-old, centralized power grid into a climate, renewable-energy, and consumer friendly “Smart Grid.” > More