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Dr. Chuck Kutscher is a Principal Engineer and Manager of the Thermal Systems Group at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado (www.nrel.gov) where he currently leads the research on parabolic trough solar collector systems. He is a Past Chair and a Fellow of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and was General Chair of the SOLAR 2006 national solar energy conference held in Denver, which led to the 200-page ASES report, Tackling Climate Change in the U.S., available at www.ases.org/climatechange. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where last fall he developed and taught a course entitled “Climate Change Solutions.” He also writes a monthly column about addressing climate change for SOLAR TODAY magazine (www.solartoday.org). He has given many keynote presentations on renewable energy and climate change throughout the U.S.