Commercial, Industrial, Solar, Sourcing Renewables, Wind - February 14, 2020
Goldman Sachs, City of Phoenix to keynote Spring RE Sourcing Forum, SED adds Winter edition
Smart Energy Decisions announces executives from Goldman Sachs and the City of Phoenix as keynote speakers at the Spring edition of the highly regarded Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, set for June 15-17 at the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Now in its fourth year, SED’s RE Sourcing Forum is a proven platform providing renewable energy buyers from commercial and industrial companies, higher education/institutions, and cities/municipalities with information, connections, and solutions necessary to create and execute a successful renewable energy sourcing strategy. An exclusive and highly rated element of the Forum is the one-to-one meetings between renewable energy buyers and leading industry suppliers.
Leading the program at RE Sourcing Forum in Florida will be Cindy Quan, VP Corporate Services & Real Estate at Goldman Sachs. Quan will address Goldman Sachs Journey in Renewable Energy Sourcing Nick Brown, City Energy Manager for the City of Phoenix, will discuss his city’s past renewable energy deals and their exciting plans to achieve their aggressive energy targets – including becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2050. Additional programming will be announced in the coming weeks.
“Thanks to guidance from our Advisory Board, we are developing our strongest and broadest educational program yet for this event,” said John Failla, Smart Energy Decisions’ Founder and Editorial Director. Among the topics selected by advisory board members for coverage are delivering on the promise of solar + storage; renewable energy procurement trends and strategies; innovations in onsite and offsite RE sourcing; science-based and net-zero targets; opening new markets for RE/customer choice; fleet electrification, how hydrogen fits into the RE mix; aggregation projects, and the evolution of VPPAs.
A robust list of 15 leading renewable energy industry suppliers have already confirmed as sponsors for the RE Sourcing Forum include 3Degrees, REC Solar/Duke Energy Renewables, Constellation, and MP2 Energy as platinum sponsors. Gold sponsors are NRG Energy, Direct Energy Business, Edison Energy, LevelTen Energy, and TXU Energy/Dynegy. Silver sponsors include Silver NextEra Energy, Apex Clean Energy, Calpine Energy Solutions, EnterSolar, American Electric Power.
In addition to the Spring edition of the Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, SED is responding to corporate buyer demand for an edition of the event on the west coast. The 6th Edition of the RE Sourcing Forum will run December 7-9, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif. High-level information on SED’s entire 2020 event line up can be found here.
The Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum is an invitation-only event open to qualified energy management, sustainability, and facility management executives responsible for renewable energy sourcing. Buyers may request an invitation to attend RE Sourcing Forum in June here. Interested suppliers may submit an application here.