Tue, Mar 2, 2021

EnergySource Innovation Stream with Energinet: The world’s first energy islands—hubs for aggregation and distribution of offshore wind power

Online Event Hanne Storm Edlefsen, vice president of Energinet, discusses how Denmark is establishing the world’s first energy islands, marking the beginning of a new era for large-scale offshore wind power.

9:00am Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

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Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum sets the 2021 energy agenda

Fifth annual conference, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, concludes after week of high-level discussions on the post-pandemic energy system, the global energy transition, and priorities for the new US administration

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Energy & Environment

Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Mapping green innovation ecosystems: Evaluating the success factors for the world’s leading greentech-innovation centers

Enabling current and future generations to mitigate climate change requires the urgent creation and scaling up of technologies that minimize and reverse the impact of human activities on the environment. The ecosystems that foster innovation in green technologies, and the success factors that enable these ecosystems, must be better understood in order to replicate them around the world.

Report by Peter Engelke, Margaret Jackson, Randolph Bell

Energy & Environment

Fri, Dec 4, 2020

Can Biden bring Republicans on board with his climate plans?

President-elect Biden’s big plans to address the climate crisis could run up against the reality of a Republican-controlled Senate. But there’s still hope for action. The Atlantic Council’s Kathy Baughman McLeod and Randy Bell see enough room for compromise to get things rolling. What kind of climate moves could bring Republican senators on board? What’s […]

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Randolph Bell is the director of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center (GEC), where he oversees the center’s research and programs in Washington and elsewhere, including the annual Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi. He also serves as the co-director of the Atlantic Council’s Task Force on US Nuclear Energy Leadership and is the Richard Morningstar chair for global energy security. He joined the Global Energy Center in 2017 as its director of business strategies. From 2014–2016, Mr. Bell led the launch of the center in his capacity as director of business development and new ventures for the Atlantic Council.

From 2011–2014, Mr. Bell was managing director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)–US, where in addition to holding overall responsibility for the operations and programming of the IISS’s Washington, DC office he published extensively on African, South Asian, and cyber security issues. From 2010–2011, he was manager of national security at the Markle Foundation, where he worked on cyber security, intelligence community information sharing, and technology policy issues.

Mr. Bell has an MPP from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he was a Public Service and Belfer International and Global Affairs fellow, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College.