10 Apr '12, 6pm

Three Senators and A Governor Sitting Around Talking About Energy, Smart Grid: Reporting from Colorado Springs...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado --- Reporting from the Global New Energy Summit . Outside of the Silicon Valley echo chamber, politicians and industrialists are not talking about fuel cells or solar power. They're talking about natural gas, smart grid, energy efficiency and policy. At an influential event in Colorado today , the conversation is about the natural gas revolution, the coming era of American fossil fuel self-reliance, and, surprisingly -- the smart grid. Outside of the Washington, D.C. snake pit, politicians, at least these men, seem to display a heartening degree of energy awareness and reasonableness. We heard from three U.S. senators: sitting senator Michael Bennet of Colorado, and two ex-senators -- Bob Bennett, former Utah senator, and Tom Daschle, former South Dakota senator. The trio discussed a wide range of energy topics from a senatorial standpoint. We al...

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