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Are we competitors or partners?
- The significance of international collaboration

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  • Objectives from Nicolai: How to develop CCEC to a world leading cluster?What’s the importance of cooperation between players in the cluster?What’s the importance of cooperation between clusters like CCEC and CCC. Players (board members)  Cluster (CCEC)  Collaboration (ICN)Cut/Paste from Ritter panel description
  • Objectives from Nicolai: How to develop CCEC to a world leading cluster?What’s the importance of cooperation between players in the cluster?What’s the importance of cooperation between clusters like CCEC and CCC. Players (board members)  Cluster (CCEC)  Collaboration (ICN)
  • Objectives from Nicolai: How to develop CCEC to a world leading cluster?What’s the importance of cooperation between players in the cluster?What’s the importance of cooperation between clusters like CCEC and CCC. Players (board members)  Cluster (CCEC)  Collaboration (ICN)
  • Objectives from Nicolai: How to develop CCEC to a world leading cluster?What’s the importance of cooperation between players in the cluster?What’s the importance of cooperation between clusters like CCEC and CCC. Players (board members)  Cluster (CCEC)  Collaboration (ICN)
  • Relate FortZED to Danish Project (1 or both Danish projects)
  • Judy Dorsey Ccec Wcs

    1. 1. Are We Competitors or Partners?<br />The significance <br />of international collaboration<br />
    2. 2. Danish Green Grid Symposium: Feb 2010<br />Denmark has a strong electricity distribution system with a high penetration of renewable energy and I sincerely hope that you will profit from the Danish experience. Therefore it is with the greatest pleasure I hereby invite you to the Danish Green Grid Symposium.<br /><ul><li>Avedore multi-fuel power plant
    3. 3. Middelgrund Offshore Windfarm
    4. 4. Danish Wind Agency – National Policy
    5. 5. Better Place - Electric Vehicle infrastructure
    6. 6. Energinet.dk – smart grid transmission
    7. 7. Nordpool – energy trading and renewables
    8. 8. Vestas R&D Facility
    9. 9. Inbicon cellulosic ethanol plant
    10. 10. Biogas as a grid-stabilizing resource
    11. 11. Riso technical university of Denmark</li></ul>LykkeFriis, <br />Minister for Climate and Energy<br />
    12. 12. ‘Aha’ Moments<br /><ul><li>Oil embargo as pivotal moment
    13. 13. Publicsector role in innovation
    14. 14. Flexibility is king
    15. 15. Cars multiply like people
    16. 16. Community owned renewable energy
    17. 17. Prosumers
    18. 18. Transforming to a low carbon economy in one generation</li></li></ul><li>What we learned and what it means for Colorado <br />Corroborates we’re on the right track<br />International Cleantech Network<br />Green Jobs and Economic Development<br />FortZED<br />Dispels ‘That couldn’t happen here’ mentality<br />Scale of implementation<br />A cohesive and compelling story<br />Inspires action and optimism<br />Audacious goals can be met<br />With planning, balanced approach, & follow-through<br />
    19. 19. Colorado Clean Energy Cluster<br />Similarities between Colorado and Denmark<br /><ul><li>Renewable energy resources
    20. 20. Clean economy champion in the US
    21. 21. Smart grid hub attracting companies and investors from all over the world
    22. 22. Advanced university research and development in clean energy
    23. 23. Progressive municipal utilities and green policies
    24. 24. Top ranking cities in innovation and entrepreneurship</li></li></ul><li>CCEC History, Purpose, Vision and Mission <br />PURPOSE<br />The Colorado Clean Energy Cluster is an enterprise for attracting and growing clean energy enterprises.<br />VISION<br />By 2015, CCEC is internationally and nationally recognized for innovative projects and initiatives that connect clean energy businesses and research to catalyze economic vitality and associated environmental and community benefits.<br />MISSION<br />By 2015, clean energy has resulted in the following benefits in the region:<br /><ul><li>Job creation: new primary(direct) jobs
    25. 25. Attraction: headquarters, major regional offices and new companies
    26. 26. Projects: regional, statewide and global significance
    27. 27. Investment: new economic growth in clean energy </li></li></ul><li>Colorado Clean Energy Cluster: Approach<br />
    28. 28. CCEC Board: Triple Helix Strategy & Governance<br />
    29. 29. Colorado Clean Energy Cluster: Activities<br />Our package of activities is comprehensive in nature, addressing many of the needs of clean energy businesses identified by CCEC and our partners in the region. <br /><ul><li>Activity 1: International Cleantech Network (ICN)
    30. 30. Activity 2: Consortium Supply Chain Analysis
    31. 31. Activity 3: Technology Transfer and Commercialization
    32. 32. Activity 4: Access to Capital
    33. 33. Activity 5: New Venture Education and Mentoring
    34. 34. Activity 6: Business Training Program</li></li></ul><li>
    35. 35. CCEC- Initiative Screening and Evaluation<br />Initiative Evaluation Criteria<br />Creates primary jobs in the region<br />Helps eliminate workforce gaps<br />Represents groundbreaking effort<br />Involves innovative use of clean energy technology<br />Includes a research role for regional educational institutions<br />Provides a compelling role for the Clean Energy Cluster<br />Advances the region<br />Anchor Initiative:<br />
    36. 36. FortZED<br />FortZED represents about 10% - 15% of FCU’s system in terms of energy consumption, peak demand, and number of customers.<br />
    37. 37. What Differentiates FortZED<br />Scope<br />Zero Energy District<br />Existing Distribution System<br />Economic Development Focus<br />Beyond Electric Energy<br />Strengths<br />Progressive Municipal Utility<br />Local Innovation & Entrepreneurship<br />Leading-edge Commercial and Industrial Customers<br />Philanthropic-minded Grassroots Support<br />
    38. 38. FortZED Progress to Date<br />Renewable and Distributed Systems Integration Project ($11M)<br />Aggregating 24 distributed assets across 5 sites to demonstrate 20% peak load reduction on two distribution feeders<br />Renewable Energy Communities Grant ($3M)<br />Energy efficiency and renewable energy on public buildings<br />Smart-Grid Investment Grant ($34M)<br />Metering, controls, and system upgrades for residential and commercial accounts city-wide<br />Green Restaurant Initiative (volunteer base)<br />Voluntary energy efficiency and communications campaign targeting restaurants and consumers<br />Community Energy Challenge (volunteer base)<br />Outreach initiative in FortZED to educate, engage and empower residents to get involved<br />
    39. 39. Vision of ICN<br />ICN aims to build a strong international platform to drive value creation across the world’s leading proactive cleantech clusters.<br />
    40. 40. Introduction to ICN<br /><ul><li>Over the next five years, establish </li></ul> this strong international network of <br />cleantech clusters<br /><ul><li>Colorado Clean Energy Cluster and Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster have signed a partnership agreement regarding:</li></ul> - The build up of the network<br /> - The running and heading of ICN<br /> - The creation of new initiatives and services<br /> - The creation of a shared knowledge platform<br /> - The project management attached to building up ICN. <br />
    41. 41. Mission of ICN<br />The mission of ICN is to create direct value for players located in the cleantech clusters (companies, universities/ research institutions, local authorities etc.) <br />By building up a strong global cleantech network between the world’s leading clusters<br />By arranging cross-border cleantech activities, events and initiatives<br />Advantage: Access <br /><ul><li>New competencies and collaborators
    42. 42. Test & demonstration facilities in other clusters
    43. 43. New export markets</li></li></ul><li>Upcoming ICN Work<br /><ul><li>Inaugural event </li></ul> (tomorrow, here in Copenhagen)<br /><ul><li>Host Matchmaking events </li></ul> (2011 in Colorado)<br /><ul><li>Continued outreach to leading clusters around the globe</li></li></ul><li>Questions?<br />Judy Dorsey<br />Executive Director<br />jdorsey@coloradocleanenergy.com * (970) 207-0058 * www.coloradocleanenergy.com<br />

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