This report has been commissioned by EnergetixClimate, a small climate change consulting firm founded by Kristel Dorion of Durham, North Carolina. Ms. Dorion has focused on providing project development advice to proponents of GHG emission reduction projects. She has experience with small hydropower, wind, geothermal, cogeneration, landfill and transportation projects developed under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) process of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Ms. Dorion is a Masters graduate in Environmental Science and Engineering from the Oregon Graduate Institute and an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler.
EnergetixClimate offers training programs on baselines, monitoring and verification for CDM projects at the Center for Sustainable Development of the Americas. Part of the firm’s current business model includes providing educational seminars on climate change and related topics for business organizations. Ms. Dorion has been a member of the board of directors of the Guatemalan National Generator’s Association and the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association. Her experience includes having provided technical analysis of GHG emissions in the electricity sector and having consulted with business in the banking and IT sectors concerned about climate change related risks and opportunities.