Sustainable Energy Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

Dan Kammen with Juan Pablo Carvallo, Diego Ponce de Leon Barido, and Rebekah Shirley

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Sustainable Energy Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, February 10, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm | Room 370, Dwinelle Hall

Full event video.

- Read "Switching to Sustainability," the speakers' article for the Spring 2014 Berkeley Review

Building low-carbon economies in Latin America and the Caribbean requires the use of interdisciplinary tools. Kammen and his students will discuss strategies to design and evaluate programs for managing energy and other resources in the region.

Dan Kammen is the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy in the Energy and Resources Group, the Goldman School of Public Policy, and the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley. He is also the director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab.

Juan Pablo Carvallo, Diego Ponce de Leon Barido, and Rebekah Shirley are graduate students in the Energy and Resources Group.

Juan Pablo Carvallo talks about Chile's energy grids. (Photo by Orit Mohamed.)
Juan Pablo Carvallo talks about Chile's energy grids. (Photo by Orit Mohamed.)

Rebekah Shirley discusses the energy policies and status of islands in the Caribbean. (Photo by Orit Mohamed.)
Rebekah Shirley discusses the energy policies and status of islands in the Caribbean. (Photo by Orit Mohamed.)

Diego Ponce de Leon Barido spoke about "top-down bottom-up" approaches to energy policy in Nicaragua. (Photo by Orit Mohamed.)
Diego Ponce de Leon Barido spoke about "top-down bottom-up" approaches to energy policy in Nicaragua. (Photo by Orit Mohamed.)

Professor Dan Kammen speaks with CLAS Chair Harley Shaiken. (Photo by Orit Mohamed.)
Professor Dan Kammen speaks with CLAS Chair Harley Shaiken. (Photo by Orit Mohamed.)