2017 Leadership in Energy Advancement and Development (LEAD) Series Forum #2 at the University of Richmond
On April 5th 2017, VA-REA will host its second LEAD series forum of 2017 in partnership with the University of Richmond, in Richmond Virginia.
The half-day event will consider the pros and cons of innovative financing mechanisms for renewable energy development in Virginia, feature a tour of the 205kW solar array at the University of Richmond, and provide networking opportunities with renewable energy stakeholders.
Register here today!
Date: Wednesday, April 5th 2017
Time: 9am - 12pm
Location: Carol Weinstein International Center, University of Richmond (52 Richmond Way, Richmond, VA 23226)
There is a $25 registration fee for non-members. Online registration can be found here;
Up to 40 University of Richmond students and faculty receive one free registration; and
VA-REA members receive one free registration and should RSVP to Jesse Reist at firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose of event:
Hear from panelists defining the pros and cons of innovative financing mechanisms for utility and DG renewable energy development in Virginia
Chris McDonald - Special Advisor for Energy Policy - Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Patrick Gleason - Director of Business Development - Direct Energy
Eric Heintz - Vice President, Greater Washington Middle Market - M&T Bank
Karen Torrent - Chief Counsel and Strategy Officer - Secure Futures
Jessica Greene - Program Coordinator - Virginia Energy Efficiency Council
Strengthen professional connections and business opportunities by interacting with industry, utility, policy and financing leaders within the Virginia renewable energy market; and
Learn about innovative technology, financing mechanisms and research opportunities for solar energy as demonstrated be the solar array at the University of Richmond.
Why you should attend: By participating in this event, you will receive the following benefits:
Insights from renewable energy panelists discussing ways that the private sector and utilities can finance the development of renewable energy in Virginia;
Interactive tour of the 205kW solar array at the University of Richmond;
Engage with leading renewable energy experts during two panel discussions and networking sessions; and,
Free morning refreshments.