This Webinar is exclusively for SEIA members only
Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m. EDT
Join this webinar to learn how a national carbon fee and dividend policy could affect the solar industry. Participants will learn how a national policy like this would impact jobs, GDP, air quality, and the renewable energy sector, including the solar industry.
Attendees will learn:
- What a national carbon fee and dividend policy is
- How a national carbon fee and dividend policy would affect the solar industry
- Why a national carbon fee and dividend is gaining popularity
Katherine Stainken, Manager, Government Affairs, SEIA
Rick Umoff, Counsel and Regulatory Affairs Manager of State Affairs, SEIA
Scott Nystrom, Senior Economic Associate, Regional Economic Models, Inc.
Scott Nystrom received his B.A. in history, B.S. in economics (summa cum laude with each), and his M.A. in economic history (with distinction) from Iowa State University in Ames, IA. He has worked at REMI since 2011, and he is the main point of contact in its Washington, DC office for software training, technical support, and related economic consulting projects. He works closely and on a daily basis with state governments on taxation and transportation research, local and regional authorities, federal agencies, consultants, universities, non-profits, and research institutions. Other responsibilities include research on integrating energy models into a regional framework, theoretical research on modeling intermodal transportation, and business development. His major projects have included impact analyses on energy, healthcare, labor, transportation, state taxes and budgets, and federal fiscal policy. Highlights include the “fiscal cliff,” the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) regional transportation plan (RTP) to 2035.