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The future of energy production and consumption

Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference brought together government officials, businessmen and women, advocates, and lobbyists to discuss the nation’s shifting energy consumption habits and how the energy sector is responding to them.  Here are some excerpts of their remarks.

Posted by Washington Post Editors on Nov 11, 2011 10:23 AM
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Chu: Are we going to recognize the opportunity and compete?

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 09:32 AM

Browner: Regulations can create business opportunities

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 09:33 AM

Odum: A fundamental shift in our energy system

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 09:38 AM

Levi: Getting regulation right is critical

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 09:42 AM

Kats: Smart grid is about is really allowing a dumb system to become smart

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 09:46 AM

Kavazovic: Potential to motivate consumers is vast

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 09:47 AM

Izzo: Use more caulking

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:15 AM

Hansen: Empire State Building is a great example of what's possible

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:17 AM

Maxik: You don't need to consume more power to live a life you like

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:20 AM

Jones: Rethink the development and execution of energy policy

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:56 AM

Callahan: Three myths about energy consumption

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:27 AM

Baker: Lightbulbs of the future

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:30 AM

Holycross: Transition to energy efficiency won't happen overnight

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:32 AM

Robinson: With fuel efficiency, we're all in this together

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:33 AM

Sullivan: What the public wants in a fuel-efficient vehicle

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 10:35 AM

Stricker: With fuel-efficient cars, it's all about cost and price

An excerpt from Washington Post Live’s recent Smart Energy conference.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 06:23 PM