he holds LL.M. degrees from Pace University School of Law (environmental law) and the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s School (military law).

Carl J. Weinberg is the principal of Weinberg Associates, which he founded in 1993 after 19 years with Pacific Gas and Electric Company where he managed the energy research and development program. Weinberg Associates was formed with the primary objective of accelerating the introduction of renewable and distributed power systems. His expertise covers technical, regulatory, policy, and environmental perspectives related to energy use. Mr. Weinberg’s most recent activities involve policy issues and their technical considerations in the restructuring of the utility industry, with particular emphasis on the concept of sustainability in a competitive framework, and the introduction of distributed resources. He serves on the boards and working level committees of numerous energy efficiency and renewable energy organizations in the public and private sectors. He was the chair of the review panel for California’s Public Interest Energy Research Program.

Kurt E. Yeager is executive director of the Galvin Electricity Initiative and former president and chief executive officer of Electric Power Research Institute. Previously, he was the director of energy R&D planning for the EPA Office of Research. He also was with the MITRE Corporation as associate head of the Environmental Systems Department. Mr. Yeager was a distinguished graduate of the Air Force Nuclear Research Officer’s Program while serving 7 years on active duty. He is a fellow of the ASME and its Industry Advisory Board, a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development, and he serves on the boards of the U.S. Energy Association and the National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing. He has served on the executive board of the National Coal Council as well as several National Academy of Engineering committees and the Energy Research Advisory Board to the secretary of energy. Mr. Yeager received a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College.

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