Corporate America is Turning to Renewable Energy in a Dramatic Fashion
Corporations that seek to take advantage of the various opportunities in renewable energy must develop a nuanced understanding of the renewables procurement process. There are a variety of options available to buyers, and the process for acquiring renewables can be complex. The good news is that Corporate Renewables 2016 is a place where corporate renewable energy buyers can come to stay abreast of the latest market developments, to tap into the experience of their corporate peers, to boost their renewable procurement skills and capabilities and to search for renewables deals.
The event will provide corporate energy buyers with the latest insights into:
- Renewable energy sourcing strategies—and the challenges that accompany them
- Renewable contracting models—including contract deal points and how they are being handled in the marketplace
- Making the business case for renewables: economics, risks and legal—how to get your CFO and other internal stakeholders comfortable with the deal
- Deal opportunities—finding the right project opportunities for your company
- And more
Corporate Renewables 2016 is a valuable resource for meeting your peers and renewable energy suppliers, and for advancing your game plan for successful renewable energy strategy and procurement.
Corporate Renewables 101 – An Interactive Workshop for Corporate Energy Buyers
For corporates looking for an introduction to renewable energy procurement, the workshop Corporate Renewables 101, on Monday, Sept 26, will provide all the basic information needed to get you up to speed.
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Don’t miss hearing from Microsoft, Walmart, Apple, Lockheed Martin, Hewlett Packard, Amazon & more!
Special Pricing Available for corporate energy buyers, government & non-profits
2016's Featured Speakers
Director Sustainability Programs
Energy Program Manager
Corporate Social Responsibility
Eugenia Gregorio, LEED AP BD+C
Vice President – Strategy & Sustainability
THE TOWER COMPANIES
Brett Illers, CEM, CRM, MBA
Program Manger, Energy Efficiency & Sustainability
J. Reneé Morin
Living Progress - Stakeholder Relations
Director of Sustainability Policy
Vice President, Corporate Services and Real Estate
GOLDMAN, SACHS & CO.
William J. Radigan
Senior Energy Procurement Manager
DSM NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS USA
Manager - AWS Renewable Energy
Principal, Energy and Global Infrastructure
Rob Threlkeld, CEM, CHMM, BEP
Global Manager - Renewable Energy, Global Environmental Compliance & Sustainability
Hervé Touati, Ph.D.
BUSINESS RENEWABLES CENTER
Director, Global Public Policy
The Corporate Renewables Advisory Board (see brochure for details)
Kirby Brendsel, Associate Director of
James Critchfield, Director, Green Power
John DeAngelis, Energy Program Manager,
Mark H. Dhennin, Director of
Eric Dominguez, Corporate Director –
Kathy Loftus, Global
Joe Pendergast, North American
Kevin Rabinovitch, Global
Max Scher, Sustainability
Michael Terrell, Principal, Energy
Marco Ugarte, Ph.D., Sustainability
Clean Energy Sponsor
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John, what’s happening today in the corporate renewables landscape?
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