The U.S. energy industry: Michael Ware
April 18, 2013
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Engineering Building, room 239
Michael D. Ware, managing director of Advance Capital Markets, will be a guest speaker to give the presentation, "The U.S. energy industry: Technology and finance." This lecture will provide students with a basic knowledge of key sectors of the U.S. energy industry, with a focus on how clean energy technologies such as solar, wind, geothermal and biofuels have become part of the total energy industry.
Energy efficiency and green buildings will also be discussed. The focus will be on how clean technologies work and how the technologies and projects are financed.
Michael Ware has over thirty years of experience in project and corporate finance. He is the founder of Advance Capital Markets, Inc., a Washington D.C. investment firm that specializes in finance for the energy and power industries. Ware has served as a financial advisor to power companies, utilities and a number of successful entrepreneurial enterprises. He has arranged financing for wind, solar, biomass and geothermal projects and has guided several companies from start-up through venture financing and later growth stages, including the IPO process.
Ware's career began in 1973 at the Federal Energy Office, where he was part of the team that implemented the U.S. Government's response to the 1973 oil embargo. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Detroit and an M.A. degree from Ohio State University, where he was a fellow at the Mershon Center for National Security Studies.
Ware is presented by the UDM Colleges of Business Administration, Engineering & Science, Architecture and Liberal Arts & Education.