Opinion | Congo's Never-Ending War

12-14-2012

JEFFREY GETTLEMAN

LAST month, as I was driving down a backbreaking road between Goma, a provincial capital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kibumba, a little market town about 20 miles away, I came upon the body of a Congolese soldier.

Geodesign Session 4 Enery and Water Sustainable Practices

Submitted by Derek F on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 14:40

There are several different directions that our planet can take to address the ever growing need for water and energy. This will involve integrating technologies of a large and small scale into our grid and into our homes as well. There are two main technologies in which to address large scale water sustainability: desalination and ‘pure water’ recycling. As the California dries out, it is increasingly important to adopt proven strategies to maintain the current standard of living.

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Brazil Geodesign Presentation 3 - Summer 2015

Submitted by ashjeet on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:51

Global Energy Network International 
Summer Series: Geodesign 2015
SESSION 3 
- Thursday July 23 - "Maps tell the story of San Diego and Northern Baja. We are Connected"

Geodesign* - Engineering the Transition to
Renewable Energy and Clean Water for All

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Geodesign Session 3 - San Diego and Baja

Submitted by ashjeet on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:22

Global Energy Network International 
Summer Series: Geodesign 2015
SESSION 3 
- Thursday July 23 - "Maps tell the story of San Diego and Northern Baja. We are Connected"

Geodesign* - Engineering the Transition to
Renewable Energy and Clean Water for All

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Bill Powers


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Powers Engineering


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Subject Matter Expert

Bill is one of the country's most respected engineers in utility and energy resource management. He has shaped strategy to achieve renewable energy objectives for the country's leading public and investor-owned utilities. Bill Powers is the principal of Powers Engineering, an air-quality-consulting engineering firm established in San Diego in 1994. He is a respected analyst on issues relating to electrical transmission, power plant emissions, and permitting.




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Robert B Anderson


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Resource Planning San Diego Gas & Electric Co.


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Subject Matter Expert

He has spent over 30 years at San Diego Gas and Electric Company. He has held a range of positions involving power plant engineering, resource planning, strategic planning, and generation development. In his current position, he oversees the development of the long-term electric resource plan that determines the resources needed to meet the growing electric demand in San Diego over the next ten years.




Energy: Challenges with Becoming More Sustainable

Submitted by wrscpmd on Mon, 06/01/2015 - 13:55
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Robb Anderson

Energy: Challenges with Becoming More Sustainable

Robb Anderson
Director – Resource Planning
San Diego Gas and Electric Co.

Key future opportunities for utilities and customers

•Use technology and improved business processes to reduce energy costs•Increase customer engagement through innovative programs and services, including an online energy marketplae
•Advocate for a more streamlined regulatory process to provide greater flexibility and transparency
•Use programs and technology to optimize use of the grid

 

 

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