Research & Innovation: Examining the Future of Energy Efficiency in North Carolina

Policy Perspectives is a speaker series that provides exclusive opportunities for our Alliance Associate & Board members to connect with key legislators and policymakers in energy efficiency in an intimate and informal setting. Highly regarded by both our Associate members and former event speakers, Policy Perspectives offer candid discussions about the future of energy efficiency policy and the potential impact on businesses and NGOs.

On October 13, the region's foremost industry and government leaders convened for a conversation on Research & Innovation: Examining the Future of Energy Efficiency in North Carolina. If our speakers are any indication, the future of energy efficiency policy in North Carolina is bright, with research, innovation and public-private partnerships driving efficiency’s progress forward. And the progress made in the Triangle does not stop there, from the products used by consumers to effective collaborations, the region showcases opportunities and best practices for advancing energy efficiency and energy productivity.   

Agenda:

8:45 am - 9:00 amBreakfast & Registration
9:00 am - 9:10 am

Welcome Remarks 

Ben Evans, Vice President, Government Affairs & Communications, Alliance to Save Energy

9:10 am - 9:20 am

Opening Remarks

Jon Horowitz, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, North Carolina State University

9:20 am -

10:30 am

Research & Innovation: Examining the Future of Energy Efficiency in North Carolina

Moderator: 

Mary Penny Kelley, Senior Advisor for Policy and Innovation, NC Department of Environmental Quality

Speakers:

Tony Atti, Founder & CEO, Phononic

Paul Camuti, Senior Vice President, Innovation and Chief Technology Officer, Ingersoll Rand

John Palmour, CTO, Wolfspeed a Cree company

Ivan Urlaub, Executive Director, NC Sustainable Energy Association

10:30 am

Closing Remarks 

Ben Evans, Vice President, Government Affairs & Communications, Alliance to Save Energy