The mission of the energy summit is to provide a full view of the current energy landscape, including energy sources available to the US, our current and future energy needs, and the choices before us.
Linda Church Ciocci
Executive Director, National Hydropower Association
President and Chief Executive Officer, ANGA
General Manager, Global Energy Markets & US Economics, BP America
Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Nuclear Energy Institute
Interim Chief Executive Officer, American Wind Energy Association
Acting Program Director, Advanced Manufacturing Office, US Department of Energy
Senior Vice President for Policy, Institute for Energy Research
President, Building and Construction Trades Department
Vice President, External Communications, National Mining Association
Rhone Resch is the President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade organization for America’s solar energy industry. During his nine-year tenure at SEIA, solar has experienced record-breaking growth, becoming one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States with more than 6,100 companies and more than 143,000 employees.
Director, George Washington University Solar Institute
Daniel J. Weiss
Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy, Center for American Progress
Linda Church Ciocci, Executive Director of the National Hydropower Association, shares why hydropower is the largest renewable energy source in the U.S., and declares why Congress should support further research and development.
Alex Flint, Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Nuclear Energy Institute, shares the outlook for nuclear energy technologies. Flint also shares the impact of political policy on nuclear policy.
Amit Ronen, Director fo the George Washington University Solar Institute, shares the optimism growth potential of U.S. renewable energy sources, and declares what government should be doing to spur further innovation and efficiency.
Dr. Robest Ivester, Acting Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Office in the U.S. Department of Energy, discusses the government policies that have driven a revitalization of advanced American manufacturing.