Illinois Renewable Energy at a Crossroads
Monday, March 11, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. We are only taking onsite registrations at this point, we will see you tonight.
You may still register onsite ($25.00), please bring a business card and allow for a few extra minutes to check in. We will look forward to see you on Monday.
Illinois Renewable Energy at a Crossroads: Why 2013 will be a make or break year.
March 11, 2013
The Chicago Clean Energy Alliance, in partnership with the Illinois Coalition to Advance Renewable Energy, Wind on the Wires, the Illinois Solar Energy Association, Clean Energy Trust, Clean Energy Illinois PAC, Environmental Law & Policy Center and hosted by Baker & McKenzie, invite you to attend a critical discussion about why renewable energy development in Illinois is in jeopardy – and how you can help.
As part of its quarterly networking series, CCEA is excited to partner with these important clean energy organizations for a discussion of why critical legislation is needed to “fix” the state Renewable Portfolio Standard and why everyone supportive of clean energy needs to get involved. For a primer on the issue, please consider reading this informative article from David Roberts (Read More).
Look for more details on the event and panelists soon. In the meantime, please save the date and plan to attend this important event.
March 11, 2013
Location: 300 East Randolph Street, offices of Baker & McKenzie, LLP. Please note this is a place of business, please do not arrive before 5pm.
Parking: Need help parking? Give SpotHero a try.
Twitter: Want to Tweet about the event? Please use the hash tag #ILREENERGY. Join the coversation today!
Networking: Do you want more value from your time at our event? Well we are glad to induce a networking application called Shortlist. Sign on and start to connect with your fellow attendees. See who you know—and who you should know.
We encourage you to use Shortlist to maximize your time and opportunity before, during and after the event. I look forward to meeting you in person. Until then, happy networking!
Attendance, who is invited? Please note -- this is a business-to-business networking event for those in the energy industry! We define "energy industry" as the totality of all of the industries involved in the production and sale of energy, including fuel extraction, manufacturing, refining, distribution, financing, engineering, legal consultation, and any other related services. The CCEA reserves the right to screen and approve all registrations.
If you are a job seeker or do not work specifically in a company defined above, please contact Darrin Stern at dstern@TheCCEA.org for volunteer opportunities. CCEA reserves the right to refuse entrance to any individual that does not fit our requirements for attendance. We are expecting 300+ Energy Related Professionals so please sign up before space runs out.
About the CCEA: The Chicago Clean Energy Alliance was formed to connect professionals in Chicago who are related to the energy industry. The CCEA provides thought leadership on power generation issues with a particular focus on renewable technologies. We are always thinking about new ways to expand and bring new value to the CCEA and our audience. If you have an idea or would like to be involved, please email Darrin Stern at dstern@TheCCEA.org.
Want to Tweet about the event? Please use the hash tag #ILREENERGY or @ChicagoCleanE. Join the coversation today!
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Pre-event reading: How to Make Illinois Into a Clean Energy Leader - grist article by David Roberts (Oct 12, 2012)
Manijeh Moayeri share this great article in answer to our question: To Make Illinois Into a Clean Energy Leader you need to know what is going on in Illinois now. Here is the story about fossil energy in Illinois: http://www.uic.edu/labs/trl/1/Non-Renewable_Energy_Options_for_Illinois.pdf
CCEA is proud to support Global Midwest Alliance & their Energy Workshop, March 13th, CCEA attendees get a 50% discount. http://t.co/zz4BpG2pUw
When you register just tell them the CCEA sent you to get your discount.
Welcome to our last minute panel addition Lisa Albrecht from Solar Service, Inc.
Lisa Albrecht previously served on the ISEA Board of Directors from 2007 thru 2010 and has worked for Solar Service for 6.5 years. Lisa’s knowledge of solar along with experience training and speaking has made her a recognized leader in Illinois solar. She organized Illinois Solar Energy Association solar tour for four years and is currently working on permitting and policy issues in Illinois municipalities to pave the way for an easier installation process. She has supervised numerous commercial and residential installations including some of the largest installed solar in the state. From her first science fair project in the 7th grade, to lobbying in the halls of the U.S. Congress and Illinois State Senate, Lisa’s passion for the environment is only superseded by her commitment to providing families, small and large companies with the best the sun has to offer.
Please watch the panel from the March 11th event Illinois Renewable Energy at a Crossroads #reenergyil http://youtu.be/j6q5tz3XBNg?a
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