There are more than 125 speakers and 200 exhibitingcompanies scheduled for the event. Conference track subjects include:Biomass, geothermal, hydro, policy, market & finance, solar, utility Integration, smart grid, solar and wind.
On Tuesday, March 8, at 3:00 PM the Keynote speaker will be Mr. Kurt Yeager, ExecutiveDirectorof the Galvin Electricity Initiative. Yeager led the ElectricPower research Institute for 30 years and guided an industry-widecollaborative effort to address challenges and plan for the future ofelectric power. Now as leader of the Galvin Electricity Initiative, heis continuing to lead efforts to reform the power generation anddelivery sectors to improve reliability and expand the role of renewable energy.
Yeager’s keynote speech will detail a model projectcurrently underway at the Illinois Institute of Technology. This project is intended to design and build efficient ‘Perfect Power System’models. This efficient electric power system advances ideas related tosmart grids, self-healing systems and the elimination of economicallydamaging power blackouts. He will also speak about his efforts to workwith electricity experts, innovators and entrepreneurs.
Richard Matthews is a consultant, eco-entrepreneur, sustainable investor and writer. He is the owner of THE GREEN MARKET, one of the Web’s most comprehensive resources on the business of the environment. He is also the author of numerous articles on sustainable positioning, green investing, enviro-politics and eco-economics.