We are pleased to announce the participation of Nashville Mayor Karl Dean at the Southeast Clean Energy Transmission Summit next week. Mayor Dean will be part of a panel discussion on the role electric vehicles have to play with respect to the grid in the Southeast. Mayor Dean’s enthusiasm for clean energy and participation in the panel underlines the broad interest in the clean energy sector throughout the region.
Today marks just over a week before the November 14th event, which will convene elected officials as well as representatives from leading clean energy and transmission organizations to discuss critical elements of energy development in the Southeast.
In addition to Mayor Dean, a number of other exciting speakers have been added to the event agenda, including:
- Vignesh Gowrishankar, Sustainable Energy Advocate, National Resources Defense Council will inform the clean energy grid panel on federal policies relating to energy efficiency and the deployment of renewable energy.
- Doug Motley, Director of Development, ITC Holdings Corp. brings private sector expertise from the largest independent electricity transmission company in the country.
- Frank Rambo, Senior Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center will provide unique insight into the environmental implications of the Southeast’s changing energy profile.
- Stan Hadley, Senior Researcher, Oak Ridge National Lab will speak to the potential for the manufacturing strengths of the Southeast to inform overall grid deployment.
Join these experts in what promises to be an interesting discussion about clean energy, transmission policies, and their implications for business, manufacturing, and a brighter energy future for the Southeast.