Energy Policy:

DOE's Kidd, Bayer MaterialScience's Platte discuss efficiency strategies

What challenges and opportunities exist for energy efficiency, sustainability and smart grid development in the United States? During today's E&ETV Event Coverage of a National Press Club Newsmaker panel, government and industry leaders discusses strategic approaches to expanding efficiency and new technologies. Panelists include Richard Kidd, program manager in the Federal Energy Management Program at the Department of Energy; Gregory Reed, director and associate professor of the Power and Energy Initiative at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering; Paul Platte, head of the EcoCommercial Building Program, NAFTA, at Bayer MaterialScience LLC; and Paul Cody, vice president and general manager of the Electrical Service and Systems Division at Eaton Corp.