Peter Meisen

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Peter Meisen is an American scientist who is the president of Global Energy Network Institute (GENI) which he founded in 1989.

Meisen was born in San Diego, California. He graduated in 1976 from the University of California, San Diego with an Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences degree.

In 1983, he co-founded SHARE (Self Help and Resource Exchange), North America's largest private food distribution program.

Meisen is an active member of the IEEE and in the 90s chaired panels on the feasibility of high voltage, long-distance transmission and also tapping remote renewables, both of which were featured in the IEEE Power Engineering Review. He also participates regularly either with an exhibit or as a presenter at ACORE, the World Energy Conference, ISDE, CERES, and Rotary International.

In 2005, Meisen was a co-creator of the Global Climate 100 (GC100), a sustainable index for socially responsible investing.


  1. "Flip The Old Energy Model Upside Down," GENI-us Letter, Feb 2008
  2. "Solving Climate Change – Follow the Money," GENI-us Letter, Jan 2008
  3. "Spontaneous Cooperation -- Decades in the Making," GENI-us Letter, Jun 2006
  4. "Opinion-Editorial: A Crisis of Ignorance,"
  5. "Linking Renewable Energy Resources Around the World:- A Compelling Global Strategy," Feb 2, 1998 - IEEE/Power Engineering Society
  6. "Linking Electricity for Peace: A Compelling Global Strategy," 1997 - The Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, Vol 17, No 4
  7. "Power Transmission: False Fear or Global Solution?" Dec./Jan. 1997 - Vol X No 6
  8. "Asking the Right Question for Spaceship Earth," Nov 1997 - Asia Engineer
  9. "The Missing Link," Apr 1997, Issue 3- Sustain - Newsletter of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  10. "Asking the right question for Spaceship Earth," July 1997
  11. "Linking renewable energy resources around the world Autumn," 1996 - The Sustainable Energy Journal - Issue 2
  12. "The GENI Model," April 1995, Vol 64, No 4 - Simulation
  13. "Want to Contain Global Population? Expand Energy Resources," Oct/Nov 1994, Vol VIII, No 5 - World Citizen News
  14. "Remote Renewable Energy Resources made Possible by International Electrical Interconnections - A Priority for All Continents (revised)," 1994 - co-authors T.J. Hammons, J.A.Falcon - Power Generation Technology
  15. "The Economic, Environmental and Developmental Benefits of High-Voltage Interconnections Between South and North America via Central America and the Caribbean," Jun 15 - 18, 1993 - co-authors Michael Hesse Wolfe and Peter Donalek - ENERLAC
  16. "Worldwide Interconnections May Be An Idea Whose Time Has Come," Dec 1992 - Transmission & Distribution International
  17. "GENI Initiative," 1992, Vol 4 - Development, the Journal of the Society for International Development
  18. "Oil, Iraq, war - a new paradigm needed now," Oct 1990, Vol 5, No10 - Florida Business
  19. "A light seen round the world," Aug 4, 1990 - The Globe and Mail

External links[edit]

  • [1] Global Energy Network Institute