EPRI Washington Seminar: Domestic Net-Zero Pathways and Carbon Pricing

  • 23 Jun 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Virtual Event

Please join us for the EPRI Washington Seminar: Domestic Net-Zero Pathways and Carbon Pricing – 10:00 AM–12:00 PM EDT (1600-1800 CEST) on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. 

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This EPRI Washington Seminar in collaboration with colleagues at the International Energy Agency (IEA) and International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) will feature an overview of the IEA’s recently released reportNet-Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector followed by national perspectives on technology pathways to net-zero from the United States and the United Kingdom. A companion panel will discuss carbon pricing’s role in achieving net-zero pathways, featuring international perspectives from the IEA and Shell, followed by regional perspectives from the U.S. and U.K.

Wednesday, June 23

10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions

  • Tom Wilson, Principal Technical Executive, Energy Systems and Climate Analysis, EPRI 

10:15 AM Technology Pathways to Net-Zero (Moderator: Tom Wilson, EPRI)  

  • IEA World’s Roadmap to Net-Zero: Timur Gül, Head of the Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA*
  • US Perspective: Geoff Blanford, Sr. Technical Executive, Energy Systems and Climate Analysis, EPRI
  • UK Perspective:  David Joffe, Head of Carbon Budgets, UK Committee on Climate Change

11:00 AM Role of Carbon Pricing in Reaching Net-Zero (Moderator: Katie Sullivan, IETA)

  • IEA Roadmap Policies: Tom Howes, Head of Energy & Environment Division, IEA
  • Industry Perspective: Susan Shannon, VP Government Relations, Policy & International Organisations, Shell*
  • UK Perspective: Charlie Lewis, Deputy Director, Emissions Trading, UK BEIS*  
  • California Perspective: TBD

11:45 AM - Q&A and Closing Remarks

*pending confirmation

This event provides a prelude to EPRI’s flagship collaborative events:

  • 21st Annual IEA-IETA-EPRI Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Workshop on October 12-14.
  • 8th Annual EPRI-IEA Challenges in Decarbonization Expert Workshop October 19-21.
  • An additional joint event on September 8 led by IETA, which will focus on international dimensions of carbon pricing and net-zero targets.

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