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Leadership Forum on Energy Policy

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.

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Leadership forum on energy policy

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On June 26, The Business Council of New York State, Inc., Marist College, and the Hudson Renewable Energy Institute, will host the 2014 Renewable Energy Conference — A Leadership Forum on Energy Policy: Changing Federal and State Energy Markets and Impacts on Renewable Supply. This event will be held from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., on the Marist College campus in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

The Business Council is partnering with Marist College and the Hudson Renewable Energy Institute for the first time, on the third year of the conference. The conference will examine the impact of technology; federal and state policy changes on the competitive bulk electric market place, and the deployment and pricing of renewable supply sources.

Leading experts in the field of energy will be featured and the conference will feature concurrent sessions with the latest industry information.

Energy and Finance Chairman for New York State, Richard Kauffman, a prominent energy policy expert, will be the keynote speaker. The lunch speaker will be Wind Turbine Product General Manager for GE Energy Keith Longtin.

Afternoon sessions feature: The Impacts of Changing Electric Energy Markets as well as the Practical Market Applications for Renewable Energy.

Conference sponsors include BQ Energy, LLC; Taylor Biomass Energy, LLC; and Advanced Control Systems. Exhibitors are Advanced Climate Technologies, LLC; Courtney Strong Inc.; NYSERDA and Taylor Biomass Energy, LLC.

For more information or to register visit the events page on The Business Council website.