Articles and Speeches post 1996 – as of March 2017

Speeches (post 1996) – as of September 2014

1. “Looking Forward: The Status of Renewable Technologies,” Physics and Society, April 1997

2. “The New World Ahead,” Geothermal Resources Council Bulletin, May 1997

3. “Why We Must Move Toward Renewable Energy,” Asia Pacific Economics Review, November-December 1997

4. “Renewable Energy: Status, Applications and Potential,” presentation to Texaco Strategic Planning Group, December 1998

5. “Sustainable Energy Strategy: Clean and Secure Energy For A Competitive Economy,” presentation to Maxwell Scholar-Diplomat Program, March 1999

6. “Hydrogen Energy Technologies: Status, Applications and Potential,” presentation to Texaco Strategic Planning Group, April 1999

7. “Why Renewable Energy?,” presentation to Committee on Energy Research and Technology, International Energy Agency, November 1999

8. “Solar Energy,” chapter authored for Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy, December 2000

9. “Water, Energy and Sustainable Development,” presentation to Water Policy in the Americas Roundtable, Organization of American States,
June 2000

10. “Water, Energy and Sustainable Development,” presentation to World Renewable Energy Council, July 2000

11. “Clean Energy,” presentation to Minister for Science and Technology, Bangladesh,
October 2000

12. “Water Security: The Coming Crisis,” presentation to Electric Power 2001 conference, March 2001

13. “Renewables and Desalination,” presentation to FORUM 2001 conference, April 2001

14. “Renewable Energy and the U.S. Department of Energy,” presentation to Scandinavian Investors’ Group, June 2001

15. “USDOE Renewable Energy Programs and Strategies,” presentation to People’s Republic of China UNIDO Study Tour, August 2001

16. “The Role of Hydrogen in Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions,” presentation to 1st U.S.-China Symposium on CO2 Emission Control Science
and Technology, August 2001

17. “U.S. Renewable Energy Programs: A Path to Reduced Carbon Emissions,” presentation to
1st U.S.-China Symposium on CO2 Emission Control Science and Technology, August
2001

18. “Advanced Methods for Hydrogen Production,” presentation to U.S.-China Clean Energy Technology Forum, August 2001

19. “Energy and Water,” presentation to National Renewable Energy Laboratory Analysis
Forum, June 2003

20. “Water Security: A Growing Global Crisis,” presentation to Air and Waste Management
Association’s 96th Annual Conference, June 2003

21. “The Water and Energy Nexus,” presentation to solar energy delegation from Uzbekistan,
August 2003

22. “Renewable Energy, Potable Water and Israeli Security,” presentation to Inaugural
Conference/Cooperation for Energy Independence of Democracies in the 21st Century, August 2003

23. “Water Security: A Growing Crisis,” presentation to AAAS Science and Technology
Policy Fellows and Department of State Foreign Service Officers, September 2003

24. “Water and Energy: A Strategic Approach,” presentation to Winrock International,
January 2004

25. “Small-Scale Desalination of Brackish Water,” presentation to AAAS Annual Meeting,
February 2004

26. “A Quick Look At Renewable Energy Technologies,” presentation to Energy and
Security Group, March 2004

27. “Water and Energy Security,” Energy Security Newsletter, Institute for the Analysis
of Global Security, August 2004

28. “Global Water Security: A Growing Threat in the 21st Century,” presentation to
World Renewable Energy Council, August 2004

29. “Water and Related Energy Issues: Gender Implications,” presentation to Workshop
on Gender and Poverty Reduction: Issues and Roles of the North and the South, World
Renewable Energy Congress, August 2004

30. “Design, Sizing and Simulation of Solar-Powered Desalination Unit for Brackish Water
in Jordan,” presentation to World Renewable Energy Congress, September 2004

31. “Political Hacks vs. Bureaucrats,” presentation to AAAS Science and Technology Fellows,
September 2004

32. “Water and Energy Security,” presentation to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
staff, September 2004

33. “Renewable Energy Technologies: A Quick Overview,” presentation to staff
group, American Council on Renewable Energy, November 2004

34. “Global Water Security: A Growing Problem,” presentation to Roundtable on Regional
Climate Variability and Change – Informing State and Federal Policy, November 2004

35. “Future Energy Supply and the Role of Renewable Energy,” presentation to Electrical and
Computer Engineering Symposium, University of Central Florida, April 2005

36. “Economic and Security Aspects of Future Energy Supply and the Role of Renewable
Energy,” keynote address presented to World Renewable Energy Congress 2005,
May 2005

37. “Water Security: A Growing Crisis – How renewable energy can play a key role in meeting
this challenge,” lead feature article, Solar Today magazine, July/August 2005

38. “Water Security: A Growing Crisis,” plenary address to 2005 Solar World Congress,
August 2005

39. “Why I Do What I Do,” presentation to Spirit and Sustainability Forum, 2005 Solar World
Congress, August 2005

40. “Energy Security and Water Security,” presentation to conference on Oil and Water: Energy
Security and National Security, The Leaders Project, November 2005

41. “Water, Energy and Security: A Brief Overview,” presentation to State Energy R&D
Technology Transfer Forum, February 2006

42. “Energy Security Considerations,” presentation to Industrial College of the Armed Forces,
March 2006

43. “Energy Security and Energy Efficiency,” presentation to Asia Pacific Energy Research
Center Annual Conference, March 2006

44. “Water, Energy and Security,” presentation to International Visitor Leadership Program,
U.S. Department of State, March 2006

45. “A Quick Look at Renewable Energy Technologies,” presentation to Bulgarian Renewable
Energy Seminar, USAID-ECOLINKS, April 2006

46. “Energy, Water and Renewables,” presentation to Issues Development Section, National
Science Foundation, May 2006

47. “Water and Energy: Market Drivers and Opportunities,” presentation to Lockheed Martin
Corporation, May 2006

48. “The Linkage Between Water and Energy,” presentation to Foreign Service Institute, U.S.
Department of State, June 2006

49. “Water, Energy and Security,” Environmental and Energy Institute (EESI) Congressional
Briefing, September 2006

50. “Energy Security and Future Energy Supplies,” presentation to Foreign Service Institute,
U.S. Department of State, September 2006

51. “Energy and National Security,” presentation to Renewable and Alternative Energy
Conference, Israel, November 2006

52. “Water, Energy and Security,” presentation to National Association of State Universities
and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC), November 2006

53. “Water and Energy Security: Challenges and Opportunities,” presentation to Brookings
Institution conference entitled Science and Technology in the Islamic World: Harnessing
the Power of the Private Sector, December 2006

54. “Solar Powered Desalination in the Middle East and Northern Africa,” presentation to
conference entitled Environment 2007: International Conference on Integrated Sustainable
Energy Resources in Arid Regions,” Abu Dhabi, January 2007

55. “The Role of Renewable Energy in Meeting Future Energy Demand,” presentation to
conference entitled Environment 2007: International Conference on Integrated Sustainable
Energy Resources in Arid Regions,” Abu Dhabi, January 2007

56. “Hard Truths: Facing the Hard Truths about Energy,” National Petroleum Council report,
July 2007 (member of Technology Task Group)

57. “The Origins of CAFE,” Physics and Society newsletter, American Physical Society,
October 2007

58. “The Role of Renewable Energy in Meeting Future Energy Demand,” presentation to
National Center for Environmental Economics, Environmental Protection Agency,
October 2007

59. “Global Energy Issues: Challenges and Opportunities,” presentation to International
Affairs Forum (Cosmos Club), January 2008

60. “U.S. Energy Efficiency Policies,” presentation to European Environment Agency Expert
Meeting on Energy Efficiency, March 2008

61. “ Energy and Environment: Challenges and Responses,” presentation to National Academy of Sciences US-China Symposium on Science
and Technology Strategic Policy, April 2008

62. “Water Security: A Growing Crisis and the Link to Energy,” chapter in American
Physical Society Conference Proceedings: Physics of Sustainable Energy: Using Energy
Efficiently and Producing It Reliably”, September 2008

63. “Thoughts on an Energy Policy for the New Administration,” RenewableEnergyWorld.com,
November 2008

64. “Water Scarcity and Water Security: Political and Social Implications.” Workshop on Renewable Energy and Water, IEA Working Party
on Renewable Energy Technologies, March 2009

65. “Energy Poverty and Security,” Journal of Energy Security/Institute for Analysis of Global
Security, April 2009

66. “Water, Energy and National Security,” ELECTRIC POWER 2009/Water Policy Issues,
May 2009

67. “The Linkage Between Water and Energy,” Roundtable on Science and Technology for
Sustainability/The National Academies, September 2009

68. “Renewable Energy – Where Are We?,” 4th Eastern Conference on Military Energy and
Alternative Fuels, October 2009

69. “Energy and Water Security: Inextricably Linked,” International Water Association Water
and Energy 2009 Conference, October 2009

70. “Water-Energy Activities at U.S. Department of Energy,” Kickoff Workshop/DOI WaterSMART Program, February 2010

71. “Water and Energy – Inseparable Issues,” Guest article, Clean Water America Alliance
Newsletter, May 2010

72. “The Water Requirements of Energy Technologies,” Electric Power 2010 Conference,
May 2010

73. “Concentrating Solar Power: The Emerging Solar Energy Technology,”
Electric Power 2010 Conference, May 2010

74. “Energy, Water and Security,” WCEE Speaker Series: Beyond the Water-Energy Nexus,
June 2010

75. “Renewable Energy R&D Activities at the U.S. Department of Energy,” 2nd Osmosis
Membrane Summit/American Membrane Technology Association, July 2010

76. “Water-Energy Research at the U.S. Department of Energy,” Ground Water Protection
Council Annual Forum, September 2010

77. “The Water-Energy Conundrum: Can We Satisfy the Need for Both?,” Journal of Energy
Security, September 2010

78. “Using Flywheels to Supply Residential Electricity Demand,” Distributed Energy Newsletter, January 2011

79. “Creating an Offshore Wind Industry in the U.S.,” Electric Power 2011/Emerging Energy Technologies, May 2011

80. “Updates from the US Department of Energy,” Freshwater Wind 2011/2nd Annual Conference on Offshore Wind Development in the Great lakes,
July 2011

81. “Offshore Wind Projects on Contaminated Sites” (co-author with Ben Chicoski), Freshwater Wind 2011/Post-Summit Great Lakes-Specific
Offshore Wind Showcase, July 2011.

82. “Offshore Wind: Global Progress in the Past Year,” Electric Power 2012/Onshore and Offshore Wind, May 2012

83. “Looking Back on 38 Years in Washington, DC,” post-retirement presentation to U.S. Department of Energy and national laboratory
colleagues, December 2012.

84. “Global Warming and Climate Change: An Update,” presentation to Democratic Women of Clifton and Fairfax County (VA), March 2013.

85. “Energy and Water: A Critical linkage,” chapter in to-be-published book entitled ‘Global Energy Poverty: The Silent Crisis’, Oxford University Press, Fall 2014.

86. “Fracking for Natural Gas and Its Potential Impact on Investment In Renewables,” presentation to School of Engineering at University of Aberdeen/Scotland, November 2013.

87. “Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing: Blessing or Curse?,” WATERFRONT/No. 1, March 2014.

88. “Why the U.S. has not made more progress in moving toward a renewable energy future – a personal view,” energypost.eu, June 2014.

89. “Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing: Framing the Water Issue,” co-authored with Andreas Lindstrom and Gustaf Olsson, Stockholm International Water Institute, August 2014.

90. “Scotland’s renewable Energy Promise,” ECO Magazine,
May 2016.

91. “The U.S. Government and Renewable Energy: A Winding Road”, book published August 2016 by Pan Stanford Publishing.

92. “Trump Administration needs to be watched”, ECOReport, January 2017

93. “Trump Aministration needs to be watched closely”, January 2017

94. “Sun Above the Horizon: How Solar Power is Transforming Our Energy Future”, author five chapters in book edited by Peter F. Varadi and published March 2017:
– “Grids, Mini-Grids, and Community Solar”, chapter 2.3
– “Solar Energy and Clean Water”, chapter 2.6
– “Storage of Electrical Energy”, chapter 2.8
– “Solar Energy and Jobs”, chapter 2.9
– “subsidies and Solar Energy”, chapter 3.2

95. “Recognizing the Water-Energy Nexus: A Personal Reollection”, Global Challenges/Wiley online journal, March 2017

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