Energy Secretary Chu, panel of experts outline importance of efficiency measures in U.S. policy
With billions of dollars in stimulus money going towards clean energy and efficiency projects, what can the United States do in future legislation and regulatory efforts to reduce energy consumption? During today's E&ETV Event Coverage of the Alliance to Save Energy's Great Energy Efficiency Day, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, discusses the need for greater efficiency in all sectors. Following the Secretary's remarks, a panel of experts discusses incentives to drive efficiency in the utility sector. Panelists include, Arshad Mansoor, of the Electric Power Research Institute, Ralph Cavanagh, of the Natural Resources Defense Council, Angela Beehler, of the Energy Regulation section of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Francis Murray, of the New York State Research and Development Authority, and David Springe, of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates. The panel is moderated by E&ETV managing editor Monica Trauzzi.