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GENI Summary for 2010

Marketing: Changing the global conversation regarding Renewable Energy and the Transmission Grid

We actively marketed the GENI Initiative to 400 Energy Ministers and industry leaders prior to the World Energy Congress, mailed and emailed the monthly GENI-us newsletter and mailed and/or emailed the following intern research papers to the appropriate government or country leaders:

Video editing of our YouTube library ( provided additional marketing material for the GENI and WRSC websites.

Additional Research

Research papers were completed and will be marketed where appropriate in 2011, including the following:

  • Renewable Energy Potential of Brazil
  • Renewable Energy Potential of Russia
  • Renewable Energy Potential of the Korean Peninsula (in Korean)
  • Installation of Solar PV on Residences in France and Southern Europe
  • Rooftop Wind Turbines
  • Lithium Batteries
  • Energy Storage

  • Solar Water Heaters
  • Solar Technologies Compared
  • Causes of Growth in Wind Power Capacity EU, China & US,
  • Solar vs. Nuclear for MENA countries **
  • Replacing  Nuclear with Renewables
  • Cross-Border Grid Connections
  • SuperGrid around the Sea of Japan
  • Energy Requirements of Plug-ins

Online Results

On, we continue to update articles on global trends in Renewable Energy Resources and Transmission Grids, Renewable Energy Maps.

GENI had 510,000+ unique visitors to and ended the year with 1738 GENI-us Letter subscribers (our monthly e-newsletter). The GENI RSS feed grew from the 58,000 views in 2009 to 92,353 views in 2010.  Articles on the RSS feed were submitted daily to numerous social networking sites, including Facebook, resulting in 337 friends, and Twitter, resulting in 1960 followers.  We continue to upgrade and revise our Google AdWords Grant program.

Hosted Events

The World Resource Simulation Center (WRSC) organized and hosted a month-long workshop focused on “Energy and Water Sustainability in Southern California.” We brought together 200 local and national leaders in an immersive, visual environment for collaborative decision-making.  The newly designed provides an overview and ongoing participation.

The Eco Investor Guide continued to expand in partnership with GENI. 

The website continues to be developed for launch in 2011.

Strategic Investment Partnerships

GENI receives quarterly partnership contributions from the MSCI-FTSE-KLD Global Climate 100 (GC100).

Conferences and Affiliations: Taking the GENI Initiative to world and industry leaders

Peter represented the GENI Initiative, the WRSC and the Eco Investor Guide by attending the following conferences:

  • GeoDesign event at ESRI in Redlands, January
  • Financial Executive International presentation in San Diego, March
  • Buckminster Fuller Challenge ceremony and opening of Bucky Fuller one-man show in Washington DC, June
  • Smart Grid workshop at CalTech, hosted by JPL and CEC, in Pasadena, June
  • Design Professionals Coalition presentation in Del Mar, CA, August
  • Hosted WRSC Demonstration on “Energy and Water Sustainability,” San Diego, September
  • World Energy Conference exhibition in Montreal, September
  • SRI in the Rockies in San Antonio, October
  • Making Scientific Information Visual at AAAS in Washington DC, December

Administration: Providing the structure and support that make everything else possible

Three new part-time people were added to our five staff:

  • Glen Shewchuck – helped design the website for the Sept. Event and continues to transition
  • Michael Fischer – maintained social networking, loaded articles and was the WRSC Event Production Supervisor.
  • Tim Dennis – drove the conversion to a new office file server, supporting network security and all IT systems.
  • Diane Adcock – coordinated the Energy Solutions Matrix from WRSC and does social networking.
  • Interns and volunteers – we had 123 new interns and volunteers in 2010, a 262% increase over 2009.

Updated: 2016/06/30

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