The Business Council of New York State, Inc., Marist College, and the Hudson Renewable Energy Institute, cohosted the 2014 Renewable Energy Conference — A Leadership Forum on Energy Policy: Changing Federal and State Energy Markets and Impacts on Renewable Supply today at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
The conference examined the impacts of technology as well as federal and state policy changes on the competitive bulk electric market place, in addition to the deployment, and pricing of renewable supply sources.
The Dean of Marist’s School of Management, Lawrence Singleton, Ph.D, emceed the event and Allan Page, chair of The Hudson Renewable Energy Institute welcomed the crowd. Business Council President Heather C. Briccetti, Esq. spoke about the importance of energy and business.
Many leading energy experts spoke at the conference, including prominent energy policy expert and recently appointed Energy and Finance Chairman for New York State Richard Kauffman. Other experts spoke from GE Power and Water, Renewable Energy; National Grid; Central Hudson Gas & Electric; Constellation Energy; EarthKind Solar Energy, IBM Corporation, Couch White, LLP; Winston & Strawn LLP; Dutchess County; in addition George M. Drosdowich, Esq.
Conference sponsors included BQ Energy, LLC; Taylor Biomass Energy; Advanced Control Systems. Exhibitors included ACT BioEnergy; Courtney Strong; NYSERDA; National Grid; and Taylor Biomass Energy.