HOW ENERGY WORKS                            Promoting a rational discussion of U.S. energy policy                         ...
HOW ENERGY                                         WORKS                                            ergy    Second, we mus...
Utility Energy                                                                              Production/Consumption Curve  ...
UTILITY Energy                                    Production/Consumption                                                  ...
TRANSPORTATION Energy                                           Production/Consumption              We’ll discuss the inte...
Utility Power                                     Transmission Limits                            We’ll discuss how dispatc...
U.S. Electric Power Industry                                                  by Fuel                                     ...
Armed with   this knowledge, can         we develop   a rational energy         policy for the United States?             ...
HOW ENERGY WORKS                            Promoting a rational discussion of U.S. energy policy© 2011 Michael P. Maloney...
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In this compelling presentation, cleantech CEO Mike Maloney walks through the important aspects of how energy is produced and consumed, including the wide array of energy resources and technologies. Mr. Maloney shares his industry insights and perspectives throughout this presentation. His audiences include growing energy companies and their stakeholders, public policy officials and universities.

Mr. Maloney is a passionate leader with a track record for leading teams, raising capital, setting entrepreneurial vision and executing against corporate strategy.

His expertise is in emerging technologies in infrastructure and cleantech, investment partnerships, and technology and portfolio management.

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  1. 1. HOW ENERGY WORKS Promoting a rational discussion of U.S. energy policy a presentation by Michael P. Maloney© 2011 Michael P. Maloney 1
  2. 2. HOW ENERGY WORKS ergy Second, we must analyze In order to u nder stand how en energy production methods must is produced and consumed, we while considering 3 competing rence fir st u nder stand the diffe on priorities regarding energy between utili ty and transportati production and consumption. energy. ENERGY POLICY TIMES Discussing Energy Policy - 2012 Competing Priorities: ★ CHEAP ENERGY ★ ENERGY INDEPENDENCE ★ CLEAN ENERGY© 2011 Michael P. Maloney 2
  3. 3. Utility Energy Production/Consumption Curve Oil w W e’ll discuss ho roduction ity p aditional’ util NG Generation | Consumption | Price ‘tr d r ate power an sources gene ed. w er is consum Coal how that po Baseload Power: Coal Nuclear Hydroelectric 0000 0200 0400 0600 0800 1000 1200 1400 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400 Time (Typical Summer Day)© 2011 Michael P. Maloney 3 Baseload:
  4. 4. UTILITY Energy Production/Consumption wind We’ll discuss how ‘alternative’ and ‘renewable’ utility production technologies fit within the energy production/ consumption curve. algae tidal IGCC solar© 2011 Michael P. Maloney biomass 4
  5. 5. TRANSPORTATION Energy Production/Consumption We’ll discuss the intent behind alternative PEMFC fuels for the internal combustion engine, electric car s and hydrogen fuel cells. rn ethan w do these technologies impact our ol Ho co energy production & consumption? chemurgy syngas Fischer-Tropsch HEV lignocellulosic PHEV switchgrass biomass© 2011 Michael P. Maloney 5
  6. 6. Utility Power Transmission Limits We’ll discuss how dispatch centers match production with demand and how utility energy is transmitted to where it’s needed. How does this impact our energy policy decisions?© 2011 Michael P. Maloney 6
  7. 7. U.S. Electric Power Industry by Fuel redicted e’ll revEnergy:urrent and p W Utility iew c Hydro 7% energy pro Baseload duction rates, and discuss (42 GW) asing Nuclear 20% o ptions/strategies for incre Near Peak / Peak d. GW) on to meet future deman Renewables (120 producti NG 23% ture Can w e find an approach to fu (138 GW) es all 3 energ y production that satisfi hea , energy priorities (cCoalp 45% competing independent, clean)? (270 GW) Oil 1% (6 GW) Renewables 4% (24 GW)© 2011 Michael P. Maloney 7
  8. 8. Armed with this knowledge, can we develop a rational energy policy for the United States? ’ The answer is undoubtedly, ‘YES! BE BETTER STEWARDS OF OUR ENVIRONMENT!© 2011 Michael P. Maloney 8
  9. 9. HOW ENERGY WORKS Promoting a rational discussion of U.S. energy policy© 2011 Michael P. Maloney 9

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