Charged2020: The Global Renewable Energy Forum

Charged2020: The Global Renewable Energy Forum

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Date and Time

Monday, July 11, 2011 — Tuesday, July 12, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room 102

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Charged2020: Driving sustainable innovation along the energy generation, storage and smart-grid value chains, and addressing today’s energy storage challenges

  • Driving radical innovation along the value chain to make clean energy cheaper and competitive with fossil fuels
  • Trade-off between sustainability and profitability
  • Need to stop subsidizing technologies that will never compete with fossil fuels
  • Rethinking the roles and responsibilities of developed and developing countries
  • Finding new ways of curbing emissions
  • Need for a more collaborative business paradigm

Hear experts speak on:

  • Developing cutting-edge energy storage and smart grid innovations
  • Designing high-performance energy storage technologies that are safe, low-cost and reliable
  • Establishing successful strategies for the commercialization of energy storage and smart grid technologies
  • Identifying the next breakthrough energy storage technology
  • Commercializing cleaner petroleum substitutes
  • Modernizing power grids to increase safety, reliability and efficiency
  • Developing a successful strategy to attract venture capital financing to energy storage business

Co-organized by the University of San Diego-School of Leadership and Education Sciences and DestinHaus LLC

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Degheri Alumni Center 228
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4724
Fax: (619) 260-4790

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