Sens. Portman and Shaheen, Reps. McKinley and Burgess Headline GEED Nov 20
November 20, 2013 – 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Cannon House Office Building, Caucus Room 345 – Washington, D.C.
WHAT: Leaders from Congress, the White House, industry, non-profits, and state and local governments across the country are coming together to share and discuss how they are working to make the U.S. the world’s most energy-efficient economy one city and state at a time.
Hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy, the 11th Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED) will feature keynotes from Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Reps. Michael Burgess (R-Texas.) and David McKinley (R-W.V.), as well as two panels on the most pressing obstacles and breakthroughs in advancing energy efficiency at the state and local levels.
This “must attend” event for energy efficiency influencers will be open for questions from the audience and media.
The event also coincides with a week of energy efficiency activity on the Hill, including state leaders advocating for energy efficiency. On Tuesday and Wednesday, close to fifty business leaders from Michigan, Colorado, Ohio, North Carolina, and more will be in Washington to meet with members of Congress and ask them to act on energy efficiency.
WHO: In addition to 300+ stakeholders from business, industry, government, academia, and advocacy groups in attendance, confirmed speakers include:
- Sen. Portman
- Sen. Shaheen
- Rep. Burgess
- Rep. McKinley
- Dr. David Danielson, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
- Dr. Kathleen Hogan, US Department of Energy
- Jesse Ander, Grundfos
- Sue Gander, National Governor's Association
- Christina Halfpenny, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
- David Jacot, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
- Melissa Lavinson, Pacific Gas & Electric
- Sean McBride, Ingersoll Rand
- Frank Murray, NYSERDA (retired)
- Jim Pauley, Schneider Electric
- Emily Small, Energy Management at NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
WHERE: Cannon House Office Building, Caucus Room 345
The Alliance to Save Energy is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental and consumer leaders who promote the efficient and clean use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy and national security.