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SAVE THE DATE: CABA’s Annual Massachusetts “State of Solar” – January 25th, 2018

Posted December 19, 2017 by

Join the Climate Action Business Association for their Third Annual Massachusetts State of Solar, which explores current trends and future outlooks for our solar industry:

“Since 2010, we have seen our state’s clean energy economy expand exponentially. As we continue transitioning to a distributive electric grid, where energy is generated and utilized by interconnected customers, it is critical for policy experts, industry professionals, and community advocates to collaborate on our collective vision for its future in our state. What does the future electric grid look like? Where do utilities and solar companies fit into that vision? Ultimately, a successful approach to the future of our solar industry requires coordination among all stakeholders.

The evening will feature a networking reception followed by a panel discussion on the political climate, accomplishments, and challenges for solar energy in Massachusetts.

Date: January 25th, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Prince Lobel Tye, One International Place, Suite 3700, Boston, MA

AGENDA
6:00PM Networking
6:30PM Program Introduction
6:35PM Opening statements from panelists
6:50PM Moderator-led questions
7:15PM Audience questions
7:45PM Conclude panel, open the room to networking
8:00PM End of event

Register here!

Speaker Information:

Moderator
Craig LeMoult
Craig covers the environment and other topics as a reporter for WGBH Public Radio. He has won a number of awards for his reporting, including two 2015 national Edward R. Murrow Awards and a 2011 Sigma Delta Chi award from the national Society of Professional Journalists. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Tufts University and reported for WSHU Public Radio in Connecticut for seven years prior to his work at WGBH..

Panel
Austin Perea
Analyst, Solar Markets at Greentech Media
Experienced market analyst with a demonstrated history of research covering both energy and U.S. solar markets. Primary author of the U.S. Solar Market Insight report jointly published between GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association. Skilled in renewable energy markets, policy analysis, market design and implications for DG deployment. Strong qualitative and quantitative writing background with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) focused in Economics & Political Science from University of New Hampshire.

Arline Isaacson
President, Isaacson Political Consultants
Arline has served as lobbyist,  public relations director, political strategist and spokesperson for numerous businesses, non-profits, and advocacy organizations including the City of Boston, tax and budget organizations, labor unions, environmental groups, LGBT organizations, as well as ballot question and candidate campaigns. Isaacson’s work with clients includes issues ranging from solar energy to immigration, digital privacy to hospital financing, education to the establishment of an African Institute on Ethical Leadership.

Senator Jamie Eldridge
State Senator Jamie Eldridge has served as State Senator for the Middlesex and Worcester district since January 2009. He is Chair of the Joint Committee on Financial Services and Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change. Senator Eldridge is also Co-Chair of the Green Economy Caucus, which connects industry professionals with legislators for discussions on how proposed legislation impacts the Massachusetts businesses. The Senator is a longtime environmental champion, advocating for increased adoption of renewable energy and electric vehicles in the Commonwealth.

MEMBER BUSINESSES ATTEND FREE OF CHARGE using your discount code. If you cannot find our email with your discount code, you can reach out to Amanda Griffiths at Amanda.Griffiths@cabaus.org.

SIGN UP TO BECOME A MEMBER BUSINESS FOR YOUR FREE TICKET by by visiting www.cabaus.org.”

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