Tau Technical Communications, LLC
Areas of Expertise: Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Climate Change, Coal, Energy Economics, Energy Efficiency, Environment, Environmental Policy, Infrastructure, Natural Gas, Power Sector, Regulation, Renewables, Transmission
Additional Areas of Expertise: Communications, scientific writing, technology reviews
Dawn Santoianni is Managing Director of Tau Technical Communications LLC and an expert on coal and energy policy. She has provided Congressional testimony on proposed environmental regulations and is a faculty member of the Oxford Princeton Programme. Dawn is an accomplished writer on energy and environmental issues, having published numerous articles, reports and web content on coal power, natural gas generation, regulatory policy and mitigation of environmental impacts. Dawn holds a masters degree in mechanical engineering and has over 20 years experience in the energy industry. As Managing Director of Tau Technical Communications, Dawn helps businesses communicate science and technology to their customers, stakeholders, the public and policymakers.
Recent Posts by Dawn Santoianni
Recent Comments by Dawn Santoianni
- "A recent study by the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) showed " on The Challenges Of Integrating Renewables On To The Grid
- "The comments by Todd and others about the U.S. power system being outdated (particularly transmission) are spot on. The infrastructure was built based" on The Challenges Of Integrating Renewables On To The Grid
- "To set the record straight, the U.S. is NOT the largest emitter of carbon emissions globally (in terms of total tons emitted). That distinction belong" on Protecting Our Climate and the Middle Class
- "Thank you Congressman Van Hollen for hosting this discussion and your work to address climate change. This is a very important issue on which the U.S." on Protecting Our Climate and the Middle Class
- "Dan, I found this report to have some very curious results without substantive explanation. For example, the industry deemed to have the greatest incr" on Would a carbon tax effectively combat climate change?
- "While a carbon tax has economic reasoning, to answer the question "“would a carbon tax effectively combat climate change?” in a word - No. Even if a c" on Would a carbon tax effectively combat climate change?
- "This is a very timely discussion. On July 17, FERC asked NERC to revise its grid security plan noting that some details need to be further fleshed out" on Examining The FERC-NERC Relationship & Setting Grid Reliability Standards
- "There are 4 issues here: 1) frequency of spills 2) volume of spills, 3) severity of spills as measured by loss of life, environmental damage and prope" on How Should We Be Moving Oil?
- "Relevant to this discussion is an article that appeared over the weekend: " on Nuclear Power’s Role in Responding to Climate Change
- "Even though the EPA has stated that the recently proposed carbon standards for existing power plants will favor nuclear, I just don't see that happeni" on Nuclear Power’s Role in Responding to Climate Change