Media Advisory 09-020
Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill: Energy Storage
"Road to the New Energy Economy" briefing series continues
July 14, 2009
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On July 16, Discover Magazine's noontime, congressional briefing series examines how wind and solar energy storage could play a key role in dramatically changing the nation's energy infrastructure. Top experts address the major challenges facing alternate energy storage technologies and how close the nation is to achieving a critical breakthrough.
These congressional briefings are open to the press. The National Science Foundation, IEEE-USA, and ASME jointly host the briefing with Discover Magazine.
|What:||"Road to the New Energy Economy" briefing series discusses alternate energy storage in a noontime congressional briefing on Capitol Hill.|
|When:||Thursday July 16, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Lunch provided)|
|Who:||Dr. Ralph Masiello, Senior Vice President, and Innovation Manager, KEMA Inc.|
Dr. Daniel Nocera, The Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry, MIT.
|Where:||SR-385, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. Media may register by July 15 at email@example.com.|
To see a video of the first briefing in the series, go to http://discovermagazine.com/interactive/new-energy-economy/biofuel/flash/main.html#/potential-of-cellulosic-biofuels.
To learn more about the partnership and the energy series, see http://discovermagazine.com/events/road-to-new-energy-economy/.
Bobbie Mixon, NSF, (703) 292-8485, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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