A multi-disciplinary expert panel on electricity and the economy of
energy led by the National Institute for Science, Law & Public Policy
(NISLAPP) will present at the Commonwealth Club of CA in San Francisco
Tuesday, January 28th from 12-3 p.m. The program includes Timothy
Schoechle, PhD, Senior Research Fellow at NISLAPP and author of the
landmark white paper, Getting
Smarter About the Smart Grid. There is a complimentary light
lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tickets: $32 non-members, $20 members, $10 students
(with valid ID).
will address misconceptions about the present approach to electricity
generation and distribution in the U.S., including the value of 'smart
meters', and the pressing need for the U.S. to proactively tap into
infinite renewable energy abundance.
The audience will learn:
Dr. Schoechle, in Getting
Smarter About the Smart Grid, has called
the smart meters being rolled out across the U.S. "a canard-a story or
hoax based on specious claims about energy benefits…"
Others on the panel, moderated by Camilla Rees, MBA, include
engineer and physician, Karl Maret, MD; Duncan Campbell, Esq.
of Boulder, CO, author of the white paper "New Energy for a New World";
and attorney Jim Turner, Esq, partner of Swankin & Turner in
Washington, D.C., Chairman of the National Institute for Science, Law &
Public Policy and co-author of "Voice of the People: The
Transpartisan Imperative in American Life.
More info and Bios: http://www.gettingsmarteraboutthesmartgrid.org/the_high_road_to_a_true_smart_grid
Commonwealth Club of California415-597-6700
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