Did you miss the Sustainable Energy EXPO? Watch the videos!

Did you miss this year’s 20th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO and Forum? No worries! Videos of the remarks by Members of Congress and of all eight forum panels can be viewed online.

The Expo was hosted by the Sustainable Energy Coalition, of which EESI is a founding member, and held in cooperation with the bipartisan House Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus and the Senate Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus.

 

Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA)

  • Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
  • Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
  • Senate Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus

 

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Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA)

  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • Member, Climate Solutions Caucus

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Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY)

  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
  • House Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus

 

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Panel 1: Setting the Stage (1) 

  • Sustainable Energy Coalition
    Scott Sklar, Steering Committee Chair
  • Clean Energy Business Network
    Lynn Abramson, Executive Director
  • Carnegie Mellon University Scott Institute for Energy Innovation
    Deborah Stine, PhD, Professor of the Practice, Engineering and Public Policy Department; Associate Director for Policy Outreach

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Panel 2: Setting the Stage (2)

  • GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic
    Nicole Steele, Executive Director
  • Water Management
    Tom Horner, Vice President
  • Wisconsin Energy Institute at the University of Wisconsin – Madison
    Mary Blanchard, Associate Director

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Panel 3: Ultra-Low & Net-Zero Energy Buildings

  • High Performance Homes
    Kiere DeGrandchamp, Head of Construction Operations
  • Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance
    Kurt Riesenberg, Executive Director
  • Zehnder America, Inc
    John Rockwell, Technical Sales Engineer

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Panel 4: Energy Efficient Building Systems 

  • BlueGreen Alliance
    Lauren Asplen, Director of Healthy Sustainability Programs
  • Cree, Inc.
    Greg Merritt, Vice President, Marketing and Public Affairs
  • Harmonics Limited by Jefferson Electric
    Richard Kaufman, Vice President of Sales
  • Heat and Frost Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust
    Alec Rexroat, Executive Director
  • Philips Lighting
    Keith Strausbaugh, Federal Government Team

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Panel 5: Grid, Storage, and Transmission 

  • Copper Development Association
    Zolaikha Strong, Director of Sustainable Energy
  • International District Energy Association (IDEA)
    Rob Thornton, President & CEO
  • Xcel Energy (WIRES member)
    Gerald Deaver, Manager, Regional Transmission Policy

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Panel 6: Renewable Energy 1: Overview

  • Sandia National Laboratories
    Amy Halloran, Senior Manager for Renewable Energy Programs
  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
    Anne Kinsinger, Associate Director, Ecosystems

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Panel 7: Renewable Energy 2: Hydro, Solar, Wind 

  • American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
    Celeste Wanner, Research Analyst, Industry Data and Analysis
  • Canadian Hydropower Association
    Jacob Irving, President
  • Natel Energy, Inc.
    Meghan Harwood, Policy and Government Affairs Lead
  • National Hydropower Association
    Dave Zayas, Director of Regulatory Affairs & Technical Services
  • Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
    Christopher Mansour, VP Federal Affairs

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Panel 8: Biosolutions: Bio-Based Energy and Materials 

  • BTR Energy
    Jim Lemon, Co-founder and CEO
  • National Biodiesel Board (NBB)
    Anne Steckel, Vice President of Federal Affairs
  • Novozymes
    Arlan Peters, Head of Sustainability NA, Novozymes
  • Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
    David Biderman, Executive Director
  • Plant Oil Powered (POP) Diesel
    Claude Convisser, CEO & General Counsel