Tennessee Clean Energy Conference Scheduled For Dec. 14-15

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

“The Future Energy Revolution NOW” is the theme of the Annual International Conference at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tn, on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 14 - 15.
Billed as “Tennessee’s Clean Energy Conference,” it brings together industries, governmental entities, energy producers and distributors, university leaders, and the general public to discuss the future configuration of energy in Tennessee and around the world. 

Leadership for the conference is drawn from the EPA, TVA, TVPPA, Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association, the solar industry, and various agencies of the State of Tennessee such as the Departments of Environment and Conservation and of Economic and Community Development.

Keynote addresses will be presented by Pete Marte, CEO of Hannah Solar on Monday and Commissioner Randy Boyd, head of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development on Tuesday.                                                                       

A special feature will be back-to-back presentations by Jack Simmons, CEO and president of both TVPPA [Tennessee Valley Public Power Association] and Seven States Power Corporation and Joe Hoagland, vice president, Stakeholder Relations, TVA. Afterwards, they will be joined for a discussion on Emerging Energy Configurations by David Callis, Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association, Beverly Bannister of Region 4, EPA, and John McFadden, CEO, Tennessee Environmental Council.

A report will be made on the then-just-concluded 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, held in Paris, France (COP21).

This Year’s Conference welcomes a cultural and economic delegation from the Philippines. Members of the delegation will be available for consultation at any time during the Conference about doing business in The Republic of the Philippines. 

An Alternative Fuel Vehicles Showcase provides opportunity to learn about, see, and drive the AFVs on display.

To register for the conference and to view its full Agenda, go to Register for Event: http://bit.ly/1PA5jBC. Sponsorship opportunities can be found within the registration apparatus.

The Conference is jointly organized and presented by the Tennessee Renewable Energy and Economic Development Council and The Tennessee Environmental Council.


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