Appendix B—
Committee Meetings and Activities

1— Committee Meeting, March 4-5, 1999, Washington, D.C.

Presentations:

Overview of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Power Technologies (OPT)

Daniel Reicher, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

DOE-OPT Program Descriptions

Daniel Adamson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Power Technologies

Solar Photovoltaics Program

Jim Rannels, Director, Office of Photovoltaics and Wind

Wind Energy Program

Peter Goldman, Deputy Director, Office of Photovoltaics and Wind

Biopower Program

Gary Burch, Director, Office of Concentrating Solar Power, Biomass Power and Hydrogen Technologies

Concentrating Solar Power and International Programs

Gary Burch, Director, Office of Concentrating Solar Power, Biomass Power and Hydrogen Technologies



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Renewable Power Pathways: A Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Programs Appendix B— Committee Meetings and Activities 1— Committee Meeting, March 4-5, 1999, Washington, D.C. Presentations: Overview of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Power Technologies (OPT) Daniel Reicher, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy DOE-OPT Program Descriptions Daniel Adamson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Power Technologies Solar Photovoltaics Program Jim Rannels, Director, Office of Photovoltaics and Wind Wind Energy Program Peter Goldman, Deputy Director, Office of Photovoltaics and Wind Biopower Program Gary Burch, Director, Office of Concentrating Solar Power, Biomass Power and Hydrogen Technologies Concentrating Solar Power and International Programs Gary Burch, Director, Office of Concentrating Solar Power, Biomass Power and Hydrogen Technologies

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Renewable Power Pathways: A Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Programs Geothermal Program Allan Jelacic, Director, Office of Geothermal Technologies Renewable Technologies—The EPRI Roadmap Stephen Gehl, EPRI, Director, Strategic Technology and Alliances The PCAST View on Renewables Robert Williams, Princeton University National Laboratories' View of Renewables' Potential Stanley Bull, National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2— Committee Meeting, May 10-11, 1999, Washington, D.C. Presentations: Status of Technology Ralph Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Utility Perspective Edward Neuhauser, Niagara Mohawk Environmental Perspective Jan Beyea, Consulting in the Public Interest DOE Response to the Presentations and Discussions Raymond Costello, Biomass Power Team Leader Summary of Hydrogen Technical Advisory Panel report John O'Sullivan, Electric Power Research Institute Fuel Cells John O'Sullivan, Electric Power Research Institute Applied Research Richard Rocheleau, University of Hawaii Hydrogen Program R&D Catherine Gregoire-Padro, National Renewable Energy Laboratory DOE Response to the Presentations and Discussions Sig Gronich, Hydrogen Research Program

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Renewable Power Pathways: A Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Programs 3— Committee Meeting, June 9-11, 1999, Golden, Colorado Presentations: PVMat Program Ed Witt, National Renewable Energy Laboratory PV Module Manufacture M. Misra, ITN Energy Systems National Center for Photovoltaics L.L. Kazmerski, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Industrial and Government Experiences in Photovoltaics A. Catalano, Independent Contractor DOE Center of Excellence (Thin-Film Photovoltaics) R.W. Birkmire, Institute of Energy Conversion, University of Delaware DOE Response to Photovoltaics Presentations and Discussions James Rannels, Director, Office of Photovoltaics and Wind Solar Thermal Technologies Craig Tyner, Sandia National Laboratory, and Tom Williams, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Solar Dishes Herbert Hayden, Arizona Public Service Company Solar-Trough Technologies David Kearney, Kearney Associates DOE Response to Concentrating Solar Power Presentations and Discussions Gary Burch, Director, Office of Concentrating Solar Power, Biomass Power 4— Committee Meeting, July 22-24, 1999, Washington, D.C. Presentations: Geothermal Energy Research: Its Past, Present, and Future J. Edward Mock, Independent Consultant

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Renewable Power Pathways: A Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Programs Geothermal Systems and Opportunities in the U.S. and the World Michael Wright, Energy and Geoscience Institute The U.S. DOE Geothermal Strategic Plan Allan Jelacic, Director, Office of Geothermal Technologies Industry Perspectives on Short-and Long-Term R&D Needs and Opportunities Louis Capuano, ThermoSource, Inc. Twenty-five Years of R&D on Hot Dry Rock (EGS) Systems: Lessons Learned James Albright, Los Alamos National Laboratory Draft Strategic Plan and Discussion of OPT Reorganization Daniel Adamson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Power Technologies The U.S. DOE OPT R&D Program and Needs Peggy Brookshier, DOE Idaho Falls Office, and John Flynn, DOE Headquarters Industry Perspective on R&D: Current Programs, Needs, and Opportunities George Hecker, Alden Research Laboratory, and Dick Fisher, Voith Hydro Company FERC's Perspective on Hydropower Needs Relative to Relicensing Alan Mitchnick, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission R&D Partnership: Government and Industry Jamie Chapman, OEM Development Corporation Wind Energy Technology Overview Bob Thresher, National Wind Technology Center, and Sue Hock, National Renewable Energy Laboratory General Industry Perspective Randy Swisher, American Wind Energy Association Future Systems: Transmission and Distribution Stephen Gehl and Bernard Ziemianek, Electric Power Research Institute Transmission and Distribution and Storage: R&D at DOE Phillip Overholt and Imre Gyuk, Office of Power Technologies

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Renewable Power Pathways: A Review of the U.S. Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Programs 5— Committee Meeting, September 16-17, 1999, Washington, D.C. Presentations: Panel on Distributed Power Generation Joe Iannucci, Distributed Utility Associates, and Stephen Gehl, Electric Power Research Institute Panel on Utility Restructuring Diane Pirkey, Office of Power Technologies; Karl Rabago, Rocky Mountain Institute; and Dallas Burtraw, Resources for the Future Panel on International Issues Sam Baldwin, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Judith Siegel, Winrock Foundation; Malcolm Cosgrove-Davies, World Bank; Robert Dixon, International Programs, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy; Rodger Taylor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory