The Energy-Water Nexus

September 22, 2011 7:00pm-9:00pm, The WNYC Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street, NYC

Since the first steam engines of the Industrial Revolution, water has been intricately linked with how we generate and consume energy. Today, that relationship is more important than ever. Hydrofracking, concentrated solar power, and nuclear energy are each increasing pressure and demand on our finite water resources. Join our expert panel of industry leaders, policy thinkers, and innovators in the discussion on how advanced management practices and technology innovations are ensuring that water resources are utilized responsibly in this rapidly changing energy age.

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Jeff Fulgham: Finding Solutions When Policy Fails

The panel debates the future of federal policy in regulating water usage in the energy industry. Clip from “The Energy-Water Nexus” on September 22, 2011.

Conserving Water – Is Information the Answer?

http://vimeo.com/31168054 The group debates the if water can have its own “Smart Grid”. Clip from “The Energy-Water Nexus” on September 22, 2011.

Sheeraz Hajii: What’s Going on in Our Water? Finding a Better Evaluation

Sheeraz Hajii from the Cleantech Group discusses the opportunities for analytics in the energy-water space. Clip from “The Energy-Water Nexus” on September 22, 2011.

Diana Glassman: A Dispassionate Look at Water and Fracking

The panel tackle the issue of hydrofracking in the United States. Clip from “The Energy-Water Nexus” on September 22, 2011.

Sheeraz Haji: Water Pricing – How Do You Reduce Consumption If You Don’t Feel It?

The panel debate the question, “Is pricing the magic bullet?” Clip from “The Energy-Water Nexus” on September 22, 2011.

Diana Glassman: Water in Energy – What’s Green is Not Always Blue

Diana Glassman from the World Policy Institute outlines water and energy usage in transportation sector. Clip from “The Energy-Water Nexus” on September 22, 2011.

Diana Glassman: Where Does Our Water Go? The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Diana Glassman from the World Policy Institute breaks down water waste by energy source. Clip from “The Energy-Water Nexus” on September 22, 2011.

Rupert Posner: How the Clean Revolution Improves Our Lives

Rupert Posner from the Climate Group expounds on the benefits of cleantech in his opening remarks. Clip from “The Energy-Water Nexus” on September 22, 2011.

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