Energy experts will converge on Capitol Hill Thursday (Dec. 4) for the daylong Phase II Policy Forum on Renewable Energy in America to make policy recommendations for the incoming administration. The American Council on Renewable Energy and Verizon Communications will provide a free webcast of the event live throughout the day. Panel sessions will cover a wide range of energy policy initiatives including: policy for transportation fuels; policy for electric power; financing the renewable energy scale-up; and policy advice for the next president and Congress.
Thursday, Dec. 4, at 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern
The webcast will be available at no charge via
www.acorephaseii.com. Pre-event registration is
recommended by going to ACORE's Web site (upcoming events)
at www.acore.org .
Former Sen. Tom Daschle; best-selling author and New York
Times foreign affairs columnist Thomas L. Friedman; Iowa
Gov. Chet Culver; and James Woolsey, former Director of
Phase II of the Renewable Energy in America National Policy
Forum was first held in 2002. The goal of the conference is
to convey the contribution of renewable energy to the
nation's energy needs by bringing together high-level
speakers to discuss the energy policy issues concerning the
national scale-up of renewable energy to a substantial
share of U.S. energy supply, energy efficiency, sustainable
development, the environment and related fields. More
information is available at www.acore.org.
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