To kick off the new year, we turn to Michael Murphy, the Director of Water Innovation for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. In that capacity, Michael works on fostering water innovation within the clean energy sector. Michael provides great insights into the interplay among water, energy and technology, so settle in during this cold snap and take a listen to Michael and his years of knowledge and experience in the water sector.
Also, Reese Tisdale returns for another Bluefield on Tap segment where Reese recounts top stories from 2017 and identifies trends and issues to keep an eye on in 2018.
In this session, you’ll learn about:
- How the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (Mass CEC) is funded
- The barriers to technology adoption in the water-energy nexus
- How the Mass CEC shepherds technology from idea to commercialization
- How clean energy relates to water
- The areas fertile for technological innovation that Michael identifies
Resources and links mentioned in or relevant to this session include:
- The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center webpage
- Vimeo video introducing Michael Murphy
- Wikipedia page for the Water-Energy Nexus
- Bluefield Research
- TWV #010: Water as a Business Risk. And Opportunity. With Will Sarni (discussing how businesses view the water-energy nexus)
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