Cornell is pursuing a project that has the potential to eliminate an estimated 82,000 metric tons of carbon from its annual footprint and establish one of the country’s most advanced geothermal systems to heat the 745-acre Ithaca campus – an effort that could demonstrate a new scalable model for using this sustainable energy source throughout the U.S. and almost anywhere in the world. Cornell is calling the project “Earth Source Heat.” This effort to explore the potential of enhanced geothermal energy will combine Cornell’s world-leading energy and sustainability researchers with the living laboratory of Cornell’s facilities over the next two decades.
Hear our panel of speakers discuss this innovative research and how it could open new doors for renewable energy.
Lance R. Collins, Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering
Katie Keranen, Assistant Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Todd Cowen, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Faculty Director for Energy at the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell.
October 6, 2016
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Dean’s Remarks and Faculty Panel
8:30 – 9:00 p.m. Dessert Reception
Cost: Free, includes hors d’oeuvres, hosted bar, and dessert
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