05 Apr '11, 5pm

NREL: Seperate Transportation From Generation, Improve Buildings: Dan Arvizu was obviously pleased to hear Pre...

Dan Arvizu was obviously pleased to hear President Obama address the country regarding energy security last week. As the director of the National Renewable Energy Lab for more than six years, he has watched the cycle of shock and trance from a front-row seat. While he is excited about some of the momentum (and funding) that clean energy is receiving now, Arvizu is worried that this complicated topic is still a significant distance from garnering the sophisticated conversation that’s needed to truly move to a new energy economy. He acknowledged that even with the focus on upheaval in the Middle East and the tragedy in Japan, “there is not a burning platform” in the U.S. to transform energy policy. Still, Arvizu is guardedly optimistic. “Things are happening despite morass,” he told Greentech Media during the opening day of the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit. Outside of...

Full article: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/nrel-separate...

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