Lane Sharman


San Diego Energy District Foundation

Subject Matter Expert

Lane Sharman is a senior executive with experience in power project development, regulatory affairs, and government relations.  He is a business model innovator and strategic management and financial advisor.

The Most Disruptive Force on the Planet



The most disruptive technological force on the planet is happening quietly and relatively unseen by most of us.

When you plug your cellphone charger into a wall socket, you are probably connecting to one of about 500 coal-fired power plants in the United States.

Good Electricity Grids Make Good Neighbors

Daniel Kammen of University of California, Berkeley, Nov 20, 2013

In the poem “Mending Wall,” Robert Frost asserted that “good fences make good neighbors.”  World history is replete with foreign policy built around physical walls, from Emperor Hadrian, to the Great Wall of China, to the Berlin Wall, the wall between Palestine and Israeli, to the U.S.-Mex

Renewable Power Generation - 2012 figures

Gail Rajgor

Special report. Part one: how much renewable electricity capacity was installed worldwide at the end of 2012, and which technologies were the most popular?

India’s energy demand projected to surge

Simon Denyer and Rama Lakshmi

NEW DELHI — Like China two decades ago and the United States in 1950, India stands on the cusp of transformational economic and social change, a jumping-off point at which the demand for electricity is about to explode.

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