Navigation Links
Energy secretary, IEEE-member industry leader to deliver keynote addresses during GridWeek 2008
Date:8/21/2008

WASHINGTON (21 August 2008)-- U.S. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and Enrique Santacana, president and CEO of ABB Inc., will be the keynote speakers during GridWeek 2008 in Washington.

The event, 22-25 September at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, is an annual gathering of smart grid stakeholders and thought leaders. IEEE-USA is a major partner of GridWeek 2008.

Bodman and Santacana will deliver their addresses on Wednesday 24 September from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

The smart grid employs modern communications and computing power to upgrade the electric power system, making it more reliable, efficient and capable of delivering additional services to consumers. It is expected to save customers money and reduce carbon emissions.

Bodman, who earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Cornell and a doctor of science degree from MIT, was an associate professor of chemical engineering at MIT from 1965-71. He was sworn in as energy secretary in February 2005 and leads a department with a budget of more than $23 billion and over 100,000 federal and contract employees.

Santacana, an IEEE member and licensed professional engineer in North Carolina and Puerto Rico, is also region manager of ABB North America. ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance and reduce environmental impact. Its world headquarters are in Zurich, Switzerland.

Santacana was appointed to the Energy Department's newly established Electricity Advisory Committee in April. The group was formed to help the department meet the requirements of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, sections of which IEEE-USA supported.

According to the GridWeek 2008 Web site (http://www.gridweek.com/2008/default.asp#), "A realization is emerging th
'/>"/>

Contact: Chris McManes
c.mcmanes@ieee.org
202-530-8356
IEEE-USA
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Story tips from the US Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2008
2. DOE and USDA announce more than $10 million in bioenergy plant feedstock research
3. Baker Institute report proposes strategies to ensure global energy security
4. Small research at MSU leads to advances in energy, electronics
5. Energy industry leaders commit $1.6M to UH petroleum program
6. Rising energy, food prices major threats to wetlands as farmers eye new areas for crops
7. Issue 1 of Energy and Environmental Science published on Web
8. New studies predict record land grab as demand soars for new sources of food, energy and wood fiber
9. Can microorganisms be a solution to the worlds energy problems?
10. Story tips from the Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory, July 2008
11. IEEE-USA position encourages energy efficiency to save households money, reduce carbon emissions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/2/2015)... June 25, 2015 ... addition of the "Natural Language Processing Market ... IVR, OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) - Worldwide ... The key vendors occupying the market ... Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, NetBase Solutions, SAS Institute Inc., ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... To bolster its efforts and commitment to fighting cyber fraud, ... of two new team members. Dimitri ... Raviv will act as head of strategic alliances. These ... the most secure solutions for the enterprise market. ... a provider of security and management products, which was acquired ...
(Date:6/26/2015)... , June 26, 2015 ATL Technology, LLC, a ... with specialties in single use solutions, headquartered in ... Inc. (a California corporation with locations ... San Jose, Costa Rica ). This ... Rica with ATL Technology,s existing facility in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Natural Language Processing Market by Type (Rule-Based, Statistical, and Hybrid), Technologies (Recognition, IVR, OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) - Worldwide Forecast to 2020 2HYPR Corp. Expands Biometric Authentication Team with Enterprise All Stars 2HYPR Corp. Expands Biometric Authentication Team with Enterprise All Stars 3ATL Technology Announces Acquisition of MedConx, Inc. and Expanded Global Footprint 2
... lineagefossilized tracksis described this week in Proceedings of ... million years after the massive Permian-Triassic extinction, an animal ... in what is now Poland. This fossilized trackway places ... 250 million years ago5 to 9 million years earlier ...
... seekingthe urge to do exciting thingshas been linked to dopamine, ... new study published in Psychological Science, a journal ... the dopamine system and found a group of mutations that ... Sensation seeking has been linked to a range of behavior ...
... University HealthSystem (NorthShore) have developed a method to detect ... in humans using pioneering biophotonics technology. "By ... technology, we have the potential to prescreen patients at ... smoke, and identify the individuals who would likely benefit ...
Cached Biology News:Oldest evidence of dinosaurs found in Polish footprints 2Oldest evidence of dinosaurs found in Polish footprints 3A thirst for excitement is hidden in your genes 2Early lung cancer detection 2Early lung cancer detection 3
(Date:7/29/2015)... Station, TX (PRWEB) , ... July 29, 2015 ... ... POD® designer, manufacturer and supplier, announces the launch of their 2nd generation cell ... to the current miniPOD CT, but it also represents a new POD® design. ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... 29, 2015  AmnioChor Inc., an early stage biotech ... pleased to announce that the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation of ... invest in their seed round of development of the ... capabilities. AmnioChor,s technology allows cryopreservation of ... stem cells living within those tissues. Amnion is a ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... , July 29, 2015  Indivior PLC (LON: INDV) ... naloxone nasal spray was accepted and received Priority Review ... the treatment of opioid overdose. This naloxone nasal spray ... formulated for optimal absorption into the nasal mucosa. 1 ... training so individuals may be better equipped to help ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: ... selected an optimized Erk inhibitor molecule for development, ... of a new class of potential cancer therapies. ... prime target for therapeutic intervention in cancer. Recently ... benefits for B-Raf and Mek inhibitors. Erk inhibitors ...
Breaking Biology Technology:G-CON Manufacturing Launches Their 2nd Generation Cell Therapy Cleanroom POD® 2G-CON Manufacturing Launches Their 2nd Generation Cell Therapy Cleanroom POD® 3The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Agrees to Invest in AmnioChor 2Indivior PLC Announces FDA Acceptance of Naloxone Nasal Spray New Drug Application With Priority Review 2Indivior PLC Announces FDA Acceptance of Naloxone Nasal Spray New Drug Application With Priority Review 3Indivior PLC Announces FDA Acceptance of Naloxone Nasal Spray New Drug Application With Priority Review 4Indivior PLC Announces FDA Acceptance of Naloxone Nasal Spray New Drug Application With Priority Review 5Aeterna Zentaris Announces Optimized Erk Inhibitor Compounds For Further Development 2Aeterna Zentaris Announces Optimized Erk Inhibitor Compounds For Further Development 3
... . is now using radio frequency identification (RFID) software ... world's largest manufacturer of cordless telephones. , ,RFID mandates ... engage the supply chain management technology, according to Catalyst. ... passive RFID technology into its supply chain environment. ...
... few weeks away because I begin to sort and organize ... and working on opening remarks. I like to think that my ideas ... for sure is that at least once a year, my garage is ... ,This is also a journey of discovery -- like the original Rex ...
... also operating as Online-Kiosks.net, an online ... enables resellers and systems integrators to sell ... to customers without major investments in technology or ... digital signage solutions to their customers using standard ...
Cached Biology Technology:End of summer unearths new tech discoveries 2End of summer unearths new tech discoveries 3End of summer unearths new tech discoveries 4