The OEP Energy Leaders Webinar Series features well-known speakers from the private, public, academic, and nonprofit sectors offering their view on key energy issues in a format designed to foster participation and increase discussion. These events help to advance OEP’s non-partisan mission of enhancing the policymaking process by facilitating substantive, civil discourse on key topics.

If you would like to be added to our invite list or have any questions about the webinar series, contact Kevin Mehren, Program Manager at kmehren@ourenergypolicy.org.

 

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Upcoming Events


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Past Events


 

FREE MARKET CLEAN ENERGY PROPOSALS
FOR THE STIMULUS AND BEYOND

A conversation with Jigar Shah and Rod Richardson about policy innovation

August 5, 2020

ROD RICHARDSON
Co-Founder, Clean Capitalist Leadership Council
President, The Grace Richardson Fund

JIGAR SHAH
Co-Founder and President,
Generate Capital

Moderator
ABBY SMITH

Energy and Environment Reporter,
The Washington Examiner

 

 

BUILDING ELECTRIFICATION:
The Politics, Economics, and Infrastructure Around Converting America’s Building Stock

July 15, 2020

This expert panel will explore the issues involved with modernizing buildings in the United States. The discussion will be followed by a Q/A session with the audience.

MARILYN A. BROWN
Professor of Public Policy,
Georgia Institute of Technology

MIKE FISHMAN
Principal Officer,
Climate Jobs New York

KYLE KIMBALL
Vice President of Government Relations,
ConEd

ALEX LASKEY
Founder,
Rewiring America

Moderator
ADAM ZUROFSKY

Former Director of State and Agency Management,
The State of New York

 

 

 

 

ARE WE ENERGY INDEPENDENT?

June 24, 2020 

YOSSIE HOLLANDER
Co-Founder and Chairman, the Fuel Freedom Institute

Hollander will discuss how we power the transportation sector, oil markets, and America’s goal of energy independence.


In Conversation with:
KAREN WAYLAND
CEO, kW Energy Strategies
Former deputy Director for State and Local Cooperation, U.S. Department of Energy

 

 

 

 

POLICY AND THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION FUELS

June 10, 2020 

KATHLEEN A. THEOHARIDES
Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs,                          Commonwealth of Massachusetts

RICHARD KAUFFMAN
Board Chair, NYSERDA                                                                        Adjunct Research Scholar, Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy

Government officials address changes in powering transportation, energy policy choices, and the Northeast’s Transportation Climate Initiative.

 

 

 

 

 

THE STATE OF THE NATURAL GAS AND OIL INDUSTRY

 May 27, 2020 

MIKE SOMMERS
President and CEO, the American Petroleum Institute

Sommers will discuss the industry’s turbulent economics, its response to the pandemic, and climate position.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENERGY, THE GRID, AND SECURITY ISSUES 

 May 6, 2020 

WESLEY CLARK
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander and Founder, Renew America Together

General Wesley K. Clark discusses protecting our critical energy infrastructure from terrorism and cyber-attacks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AN ENERGY JOBS COALITION 

April 22, 2020 

ERNEST J. MONIZ
President and CEO, Energy Futures Initiative and Former U.S. Secretary of Energy

 

In conversation with Ed Morse, former Secretary Moniz will be discussing his proposed energy stimulus program and its goals of supporting infrastructure modernization and helping the economy rebound from COVID-19.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLEAN ENERGY IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

April 8, 2020

DAN KAMMEN
Distinguished Professor of Energy, UC Berkeley

 

Dan Kammen provides his insights on clean energy policy and economic impacts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.