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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 20, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY:
EIA presents alternative policy scenarios to the AEO2020

WHAT:

EIA will present results from four alternative policy scenarios to the Annual Energy Outlook 2020 (AEO2020) published in an Issue in Focus article. The article and the presentation will examine the potential effects of a range of alternative energy policies on the future U.S. electric power sector through 2050.

Agenda and panelists:

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Richard G. Newell, President and CEO, Resources for the Future

Panel I: Describing the Range of Uncertainty—results from AEO2020 Issue in Focus cases

  • Christopher Namovicz, EIA Renewables Team Lead
  • Manussawee Sukunta, EIA Renewables Team
  • Erin Boedecker, EIA Residential/Commercial Energy Demand Team Lead
  • Perry Lindstrom, EIA Integrated & International Energy Analysis Team
  • Moderator: Karen Palmer, Senior Fellow and Director, Future of Power Initiative, Resources for the Future

Panel II: Impact of Current Policies on Electricity Markets

  • Benjamin Hobbs, Director of the Environment, Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute, Johns Hopkins University
  • Jennifer Macedonia, Principal Consultant, JLM Environmental Consulting
  • Robert McMurry, Director of Resource Planning, Duke Energy
  • Moderator: Richard G. Newell, President and CEO, Resources for the Future
WHEN:

Thursday March 5, 2020, 9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. ET

WHERE:

Resources for the Future, Resources & Conservation Center, 1400 16th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036

WEBCAST:

A livestream of the event will be available by 8:55 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020, on the event webpage.

CONTACT:

EIA Media Contact: EIAMedia@eia.gov
RFF Media Contact: Lauren Dunlap, Dunlap@RFF.org