Brent Dorsey, director of environmental programs, may not have a
crystal ball, but he and a group of other environmental professionals in
other companies are being recognized for forward-looking research.
The group has been awarded an Environment Sector Technology Transfer
Award by the Electric Power Research Institute. The team focused
on determining how changes in technology, fuels and policy could impact
future energy supply and demand, environmental regulations and
The team used the U.S. Regional Economy, Greenhouse Gas and Energy
model to make projections out to 2050. Included in the results
were carbon constraint scenarios, ranges of natural gas price pathways,
potential clean energy generation requirements, technology options and
EPRI's Environment Sector Delivery Applications Committee annually
solicits nominations and selects the best projects/programs for
individuals and teams making significant achievements in applying
specific research results and fostering technology transfer.
"Our team functions with one foot in today's world and the other in
the decades ahead," said Chuck Barlow, vice president of environmental
policy and strategy. "Brent's teamwork will help support Entergy's
commitment to sustaining our environment, our economic health and the
viability of our communities now and for years to come."