05 Mar '12, 2pm

State Department Energy Bureau Chief Outlines Renewable Agenda: Ambassador Carlos Pascual, who was appointed Sp...

State Department Energy Bureau Chief Outlines Renewable Agenda: Ambassador Carlos Pascual, who was appointed Sp...

Ambassador Pascual provided an overview of the Bureau and discussed key opportunities for integrating renewable energy and energy efficiency into the U.S.’s foreign policy goals. The Energy Resources Bureau is organized around three major themes: managing the geopolitics of energy; strengthening market drivers for renewable energy, energy efficiency, and clean energy technologies; and increasing energy transparency and access for the world’s poor. Pascual spoke in detail about the need to maintain direct communication with industry and to promote the commercial vehicles that will stimulate the hundreds of billions of dollars in financing required to transition into a sustainable energy future. He stressed a broad interagency approach to further developing policies that will attract private sector investments into RE&EE technologies. The challenge, he said, is building prac...

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