United States Energy Association Annual Energy Supply Forum - October 3, 2013, Joe Desmond delivered a keynote speech on the topic of "Domestic and Global Policy Trends Impacting New Renewable Investment and the future of Solar Steam" for the USEA’s Annual Energy Supply Forum at the National Press Club.
United States Energy Association Annual Energy Supply Forum - October 4, 2012, Joe Desmond delivered a keynote speech on the topic of "How to Get an All of the Above Energy Policy" for the USEA’s Annual Energy Supply Forum at the National Press Club.
The Energy Collective Webinar - May 23, 2012. Federal clean tech funding is poised to decline 75 percent by 2014 compared to 2009, according to a recent report from a diverse group of think tanks titled "Beyond Boom and Bust: Putting Clean Tech on a Path to Subsidy Independence". The coming expiration of many policies and subsidies has raised concerns that the clean tech sector, and the pace of energy innovation in the U.S., may experience a collapse, much as it has in past years when funding similarly dried up.
Haas School of Business Class of 2009 Commencement Speech - May 17, 2009, BrightSource CEO John Woolard gave the commencement address at his alma mater, the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
The SunShot Grand Challenge - June 13 - 14, 2012 was the first event in a series of Department of Energy Grand Challenges. The SunShot Grand Challenge: Summit and Technology Forum focused on SunShot Initiative goals of achieving grid-parity solar energy within the decade.
BrightSource Energy was invited to give two presentations in Denver that addressed the scientific, technological, and market barriers to achieving breakthroughs in national energy challenges. CEO John Woolard gave a compelling presentation on the potential for solar to address the world's carbon challenge while Senior VP of Government Affairs & Communications, Joe Desmond discussed the value of CSP and energy storage for utility customers.
Access BrightSource Energy presentations here:
- Toward a Brighter Future - John Woolard, President & CEO
- Renewables Integration - Joseph Desmond, Sr. VP Government Affairs & Communications