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PAST EVENT

Superpower: How Wind Is Transforming America’s Energy Future

Modernizing an aging electricity grid, addressing power storage and electrifying transportation are just a few of the challenges on the way to a 100 percent clean energy economy.

In his new book, Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy, author Russell Gold takes a deep look at a leading renewable resource: wind power. From the early energy pioneers who persevered through economic and infrastructural hurdles to farmers and landowners critical to the sector’s growth, could the history of wind power lay out a roadmap for renewable energy success? What’s next in the transition from fossil fuels and natural gas to renewables? How do we finance our clean energy future?

Join us for a conversation with Lynn Doan, team lead for power and gas at Bloomberg News; Russell Gold, author and reporter at The Wall Street Journal; and Jigar Shah, co-host of "The Energy Gang,” about an industry looking to redesign the U.S. energy landscape.

August 5, 2019

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

Speakers
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Lynn Doan
Team Lead for Power and Gas, Bloomberg News
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Russell Gold
Reporter, The Wall Street Journal; Author, Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy
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Jigar Shah
Founder, SunEdison; Co-Host, "The Energy Gang"
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Greg Dalton
Founder and Host, Climate One
Format

6 p.m. check-in
6:30 p.m. program
7:30 p.m. networking reception