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
- "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
- "Utilities as a whole (there are exceptions) have not embraced transformative technologies because of the hurdles associated with cost recovery and sto" on Transforming the Electric Utility Industry and Corporate Culture
- "David - regarding benefit-cost analysis (BCA) of EPA rules: as the proposed rule is on carbon emissions (not HAPs or criteria pollutants), when quanti" on Obama’s EPA to Cost Americans Billions of Dollars and Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs
- "The coal plants with little or no pollution controls are retiring due to other air regulations. This carbon rule will apply to coal units that have" on Obama’s EPA to Cost Americans Billions of Dollars and Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs
- "The analysis for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce was conducted by IHS, which is a well-respected energy economics company that has performed analysis for" on Obama’s EPA to Cost Americans Billions of Dollars and Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs
- "Matthew, I agree with your statement that "many believe if we continue down the existing technology path....we'll magically get all of the way to deep" on Clean Energy Poised for Market Domination or More Innovation Needed?