Financing America's Energy Infrastructure
Financing America's Energy Infrastructure The Loan Programs Office at the U.S. Department of Energy manages $46 billion in federal funds to finance next-generation energy infrastructure. The funds serve as a bridge for breakthrough projects and technologies, de-risking them at early stages of investment so they can be developed at commercial scale. In this CERAWeek Conversation, Jigar Shah, director of the Loan Programs Office, discusses LPO’s approach to project finance in clean energies and the role of federal funds in achieving national climate goals and enabling a just energy transition. Speaker Jigar Shah, Director, Loan Programs Office (LPO), U.S. Department of Energy
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(November 19, 2020) In this Indian Energy Forum Innovation Agora session, hear the stories of two entrepreneurs who have leveraged the ecosystem for innovation in India to create businesses with the potential to transform energy in the country.
Play video Voices of Innovation: Susan Hockfield & the technology story of the 21st century
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(July 7, 2020) Susan Hockfield, President Emerita of MIT, explores how the convergence of biology and engineering will be the defining technology story of the 21st Century,
Play video Taking practical action on carbon emissions: A conversation with Pratima Rangarajan, CEO of OGCI Climate Investments
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Play video Geothermal: A New Revival?
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(2021) Clean, renewable geothermal is a reliable power source that can adapt to small & large scale installations. How have technological advancements helped kickstart a revival and reintroduced geothermal to the renewable energy mix?
Play video More Energy, Lower Emissions - Decarbonization at Scale
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(May 13, 2020) Professor Arun Majumdar, Director of the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University, shares his views on meeting the dual challenge of global energy demand growth and reducing CO2 emissions.
Play video Digital Transformation: The Next Phase
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(July 9, 2020) Leading experts in energy and technology discuss the next wave of digital transformation across industry and explore the gains to be further realized in strategic collaborations, value chain efficiency, and business integration.