Watch David Olsen’s inspiring “Energiewende lessons” on collaborative planning and zoning in California on our website

In early December 2013, David Olsen, former president of the Renewables Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) and current member of the Board of Governors of the California Independent System Operator CAISO, delivered the keynote speech at RGI’s Berlin event “Energiewende made in the USA – What can we learn from California”.

He inspiringly talked about how he and his colleagues used collaborative planning processes to identify zones for renewable energy generation and the transmission to access them. In addition, he explained what they were doing to create a single integrated energy market in the Western United States and shared Californian thoughts on energy security.

Have a look at David Olsen’s educational and motivating speech embedded with some additional information on the event’s page.