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Joint Meeting of UW/WSU Regents Features Clean Energy Discussion

Apple CupA joint meeting of the UW and WSU Boards of Regents before the 2015 Apple Cup football game featured Governor Jay Inslee (Left), UW Clean Energy Institute Director Dan Schwartz (Right), and WSU Energy Systems Innovation Center Director Chen-Ching Liu (Center). The three speakers shared their vision and mutual commitment for making Washington a global leader in clean energy research, development, and deployment.

“Providing clean energy to the inhabitants of our planet is a major challenge to future generations. The University of Washington is to be congratulated for establishing an Institute where faculty and students can work together to tackle the difficult global challenge of energy sustainability.”
– Mildred Dresselhaus, Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Emerita and Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Energy competition is opening up in a variety of ways, the push for carbon control will continue, and the rate of technology advancement is exponential. All the things I’ve seen at the CEI are just perfect for the way we see things going in energy. You guys are at the cutting edge. We’re counting on you.”
– Ronald Litzinger, President, Edison Energy