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THREE THREADS OF CONNECTICUT ENERGY INDUSTRY DISCUSS E 3 ON MARCH 9th
CPES Hosts Energy, Environment & Economic Development Conference
Hartford, CT (February 17, 2016) Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) is pleased to announce its annual E3 Conference (Energy, Environment & Economic Development) bringing together Connecticut’s leaders from the energy and related industries to learn how the energy industry interacts with environmental policy and has an impact on economic development in Connecticut. The E3 event will be held Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 7 AM – 1:30 PM at the Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell, Connecticut.
“The energy, environment and economic development worlds are increasingly interrelated. The benefit of this unique CPES event is that it brings together public officials and thought leaders in energy to connect these three threads for our members,” said Eric Johnson, Director of External Affairs, ISO New England and Vice President of CPES. “Our keynote speakers are Connecticut and regional leaders who will discuss Connecticut’s economic outlook, the legislative and regulatory landscape for environmental policy, and energy initiatives at the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Our program is designed to fulfill our mission: Generating information, sharing ideas, and educating Connecticut on energy issues. The conference format is interactive and will bring about lively discussions with our members.”
This year’s featured speakers will include:
- Fred V. Carstensen, PhD, Professor of Finance and Economics, UCONN School of Business and Director, Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis
- Daniel L. Sosland, President, Acadia Center, a non-profit research and policy advocacy organization advancing the clean energy future at the state and regional levels
- Katie Scharf Dykes, Deputy Commissioner – Energy, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
The Connecticut Power & Energy Society is Connecticut’s leading association of energy professionals; dedicated to generating information, sharing ideas, and educating Connecticut about energy.