How the Energy Transformation Will Power the Future
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 / 10:45 am - 11:45 am
International Terrace
   
   

Moderator
Josh Barro, Senior Editor, Business Insider

Speakers
Robert Armstrong, Director, MIT Energy Initiative; Chevron Professor of Chemical Engineering, MIT
J. Andrew (Drew) Murphy, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Edison International
Mark Schwartz, Global Head of Analytic Content, S&P Global Platts / PIRA
Michael Smith, Chairman and CEO, Freeport LNG

Wind, sun and hydro-based power sources are coming into their own, complementing a world economy that still runs on fossil fuels. But for how much longer? This panel will look at the forces on all sides of the energy equation.

  • How will the development of carbon taxes and markets for offsets change business models?
  • What should we expect from renewable energy production, storage and transfer in years ahead?
  • Is "peak oil" still a thing? With ample supply and ever more efficient usage, does it still matter?