CPD: Energy Economics - Keeping the Lights On
Energy Economics - Keeping the Lights On
This talk will concentrate on the economics of the energy industry and its impact on the field of engineering. The presentation will cover how energy economics have gone from focusing on the supply of electricity (in the '50s, '60s and '70s) to the demand for electricity (today), along with how deregulation has pushed the change. The presentation also will cover the confusion about how to approach supply to grid to demand.
Presenter: Jan Klaiss, BSCE '79, is a senior planning analyst at Consolidated Edison (ConEd) in New York City. After graduating from ONU with a degree in civil engineering, Klaiss earned an MBA at Miami University. Early in his career, Klaiss worked within the power utility industry at Bechtel Power Corporation and Pennsylvania Power and Light before becoming a financial consultant at Smith Barney and other financial services firms. He returned to the power utility industry when he joined ConEd in 2007.
This talk is the first in a series of seminars and workshops that will focus on the topic of Advanced Energy. The college's Advanced Energy Program is sponsored in part by a grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation.
Cost is $15 per person.
1.0 hour of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit is available for PE's. A certificate will be mailed to attendees after the seminar.