CFEE conducts travel study projects for state and local elected and appointed officials, labor and environmental leaders, as well as representatives from the private sector. These study tours facilitate the exchange of information between public and private sectors in the United States and their counterparts in foreign countries.
Date Study Topic Country


Retail Energy Competition, Renewable Energy Integration, Traffic Congestion Pricing,

Mobility as a Service

The United Kingdom, Finland, and Ireland


Renewable Energy Integration, Grid Reliability, The Future of Mobility Services

Germany and the Czech Republic


Water Resources, Information & Communication Tech., Infrastructure, Climate Change


2015 Water Resources, Climate Change, Infrastructure Australia
2015 Water Resources, Information and Communication Technologies, Climate Change, Infrastructure Singapore
2014 Energy and Infrastructure Chile
2014 Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies, Alternative Delivery and Finances of Transportation Infrastructure Canada
2013 Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), Energy from Waste (EFW), Energy Efficiency Technologies, and Long-term Nuclear Waste Storage Sweden and Norway
2013 Status of European Climate Programs, Renewable Energy and Stability of Electricity Transmission Grid, Structure of Regional Energy Markets, Transition from Coal to Natural Gas via Hydraulic Fracturing Poland
2012 California Low-Carbon Fuel Standards and the Role of Brazilian Ethanol and other Biofuels, Advanced "Smart Cities" Technologies, the Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Program and the Cap & Trade Program  Brazil
2011 Regulatory Structure, Renewable Energy, Smart Meters, Natural Gas Vehicles Italy
2011 Public Private Partnerships, Water, and Waste-to-Energy Projects UK and Ireland
2010 Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Public Private Partnerships, Desalination, Rail Spain
2010 Renewables & Clean Energy Technology, Public Infrastructure Projects Canada
2009 Advanced Energy, Low Carbon Vehicle, Public Private Partnerships, Broadband Technologies China and Hong Kong
2008 Climate Change Issues Regarding Water, Energy and Transportation Infrastructure New Zealand and Australia
2008 Water, High Speed Rail, Public Private Partnerships Spain
2007 Energy, Public Private Partnerships South Africa
2007 Telecommunications & Energy Japan
2006 Infrastructure & Public Private Partnerships The Netherlands and Ireland
2006 Renewable Energy Technologies Brazil, Argentina, and Chile
2005 Renewable Energy Technologies Belgium, Germany, Denmark, and Ireland
2004 Transportation Infrastructure and Renewable Energy Italy
2004 Liquefied Natural Gas South Korea and Australia
2003 Energy Colloquium, Liquefied Natural Gas and Water Policy France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Austria, Hungary
2002 Transportation and Sustainable Growth Berlin, The Hague, Paris
2001 Environmental and Energy Technologies Trade Delegation China and Inner Mongolia
2000 Natural Resources, Energy and Telecommunications South Africa