Great Energy Efficiency Day Welcome: Kateri Callahan, Alliance to Save Energy


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Presentation from the Alliance to Save Energy's 2010 Great Energy Efficiency Day, which took place on March 10, 2010 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

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Great Energy Efficiency Day Welcome: Kateri Callahan, Alliance to Save Energy

  1. 1. Forging America’s Energy-Efficient Future<br />Kateri Callahan<br />President, Alliance to Save Energy<br />March 10, 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is the Alliance to Save Energy? <br />Mission: <br /><ul><li>To promote energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.</li></ul>Organization:<br /><ul><li>Staffed by 60+ professionals
  3. 3. 32 years of experience
  4. 4. $12 million annual budget
  5. 5. Recognized as the premier energy efficiency organization in the world</li></li></ul><li>What is the Alliance to Save Energy? <br /><ul><li>Non-profit organization headquartered in U.S.; operations world-wide
  6. 6. Led by Senator Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Peter Darbee, President and CEO of Pacific Gas and Electric
  7. 7. Includes 10 Members of Congress – Bi-Cameral; Bi-Partisan
  8. 8. Also includes environmental, consumer, and trade associations heads, state and local policy makers, corporate executives</li></li></ul><li>Working with and Across All Sectors of the Economy <br /><ul><li> 170 companies, organizations, and institutions in Associates Program
  9. 9. Associates Program membership represents all economic sectors
  10. 10. Initiatives underway in research, policy advocacy, education, technology deployment, market transformation and communications</li></li></ul><li>Why Energy Efficiency?America’s Greatest Energy Resource<br />Reducing energy use, saving money, and powering the domestic economy for over 30 years:<br />
  11. 11. But, how do we compare to others? <br />Table: Total Primary Energy Consumption per Capita <br />EE can take us there!<br />
  12. 12. Source: McKinsey Global Institute<br />Efficiency: Enormous Potential for Savings in ALL Sectors…<br />
  13. 13. President Obama: Posing the Challenge<br />“We know the country that harnesses the power of clean, renewable energy will lead the 21st century.  And yet, it is China that has launched the largest effort in history to make their economy energy efficient…. <br />I do not accept a future where the jobs and industries of tomorrow take root beyond our borders – and I know you don’t either.  It is time for America to lead again. ”<br />Then-Senator Obama at an Alliance event April 2006<br />
  14. 14. Responding to the Challenge:Federal Action<br />February 2010<br />January 2009<br />May<br />November<br />October<br />December<br />June<br />July <br />March<br />Ongoing appropsin House/Senate climate/energy bills <br />Stimulus package<br />Senate includes Homestar proposal in Jobs agenda<br />President’s Fiscal Year 2010 budget<br />HVAC standards agreement<br />Executive Order on federal energy use<br />President’s new CAFÉ standards<br />COP15: Secretary Chu announces Climate REDI Program<br />DOE: new lighting standards<br />Sens. Bingaman, Murkowski, Menendez introduce Appliance Standards Bill (NEEE)<br />Bilateral agreement: U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Action Plan<br />House passes American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES)<br />House passes $75B Jobs bill<br />Sens. Kerry and Boxer introduce Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act (CEJAPA)<br />Sens. Merkley & Pryor introduce Building Star<br />
  15. 15. Next Steps?The path ahead in EE…<br />Recovery Act Implementation <br />Homestar, Building Star<br />Tax incentive extensions<br />FY2011 Appropriations<br />Clean Energy Legislation: The clock is ticking!<br />ACES/ACELA<br />Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid assigns deadline to climate legislation (Spring 2010)<br />President holds “pow wow” at White House<br />
  16. 16. Bending Down the Demand Curve: Policies Matter<br />
  17. 17. Today’s program..<br />Keynote Remarks: <br />Honorable Steve Israel, U.S. House of Representatives (D-NY)<br />Honorable Mark Pryor, U.S. Senate (D-AR)<br />Honorable Byron Dorgan, U.S. Senate (D-ND)<br />Honorable Kristina Johnson, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy<br />Honorable Gina McCarthy, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />Recognition of Service Awards<br />Dr. Marilyn Brown, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology; Member, TVA Board of Directors (nominated) <br />Honorable Byron Dorgan, U.S. Senate (D-ND) <br />Federal, State and Local Stimulus Dollars Promoting Energy Efficiency: Today and Tomorrow <br />Moderator: Kateri Callahan, President, Alliance to Save Energy <br />Lisa Elledge, Stimulus Program Manager, Texas State Energy Office <br />Andy Holzhauser, Executive Director, Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance <br />Malcolm Woolf, Director, Maryland Energy Administration <br />Stimulus and Smart Communities <br />Moderator: Dr. Marilyn Brown<br />Governor Parris Glendening, President, Smart Growth Leadership Institute <br />William Millar, President, American Public Transportation Association <br />Dr. Stephen Van Beek, President and CEO, Eno Transportation Foundation <br />Building for the Future: EE Technologies Today and Tomorrow <br />Moderator: Robert Dixon, Senior Vice President & Global Head, Efficiency & Sustainability, Siemens Industry, Inc. <br />Steven J. Hilton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Meritage Homes Corporation; Chairman, Energy Committee, Leading Builders of America <br />Faren Dancer, Principal, Paradigm Development Partners <br />Steve Hochhauser, President, Residential Systems, Ingersoll Rand <br />Michael Lawrence, Vice President & General Manager, Johns Manville <br />