- May 20, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made further updates to its estimates of methane emissions in its Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2019. In this presentation, AGA will present new estimates for methane emissions and the implications for the greenhouse gas profile of natural gas.
About the Presenter
Gina DeFrancesco is a Clean Energy Analyst for the American Gas Association. Having joined AGA in early 2019, Gina works in the Energy Markets, Analysis, and Standards group. Gina’s responsibilities include policy and economic analysis to support the Association’s outreach to advance awareness of the important role that natural gas utilities serve in meeting the needs of a clean energy economy. Gina’s work is related to natural gas supply and demand fundamentals, greenhouse gas emissions, and climate-related policy, as well as renewable natural gas and its role in a sustainable energy future.
Prior to joining the AGA team, Gina worked as a Mechanical Engineering Intern for Westinghouse Electric Company, doing mechanical design and analysis on nuclear reactor internals.
Gina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Energy Engineering and Environmental Engineering from Penn State University.
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