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ICF Renewable Energy Expert Interviewed About Groundbreaking Solar Energy Study

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Appearing on Science Friday, ICF International Vice President Robert Kwartin discussed a recent study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The report, Solar Energy Development on Department of Defense Installations in the Mojave and Colorado Deserts, found that military bases in the California desert could host seven gigawatts of solar power installations—roughly equivalent to the output of seven nuclear plants.

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  • Robert Kwartin

    Vice PresidentICF International

    Robert Kwartin leads ICF International’s support to public sector agencies in their analysis and promotion of renewable energy strategies. He has led projects in photovoltaic (PV) incentive design, affordable green housing, green power market promotion, distributed wind energy, solar water heating, and offshore wind energy policy.

    His renewable energy clients include the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Energy (DOE), Oncor Electric Delivery, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Commission on Energy Policy, California Energy Commission, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Department of Defense (DOD), and Massachusetts Technology Collaborative.

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Published: Feb 17, 2012
Source: Science Friday

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