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Solar Power in New York: Law and Policy
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

New York is hungry for power. Solar power has been proposed as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, yet even among solar proponents, there are diverse opinions on how to make solar energy a viable and realistic alternative. This distinguished panel will offer diverse perspectives on solar power: if, why, how, and when it makes sense.

Moderator/Speaker: JOSHUA LIPSMAN, Principal Consultant, JBL Health Systems, LLC

Keynote Address: KEN ZWEIBEL, Director, The George Washington University Solar Institute

Speakers: STEPHEN WHITLEY, President and CEO, New York Independent System Operator (NYISO); JOHN WILLIAMS, Director of Energy Analysis, NYS Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA); CHRIS BENEDICT, Architect, Chris Benedict, R.A.

Sponsored by: Committee on Science and Law, Beth Jacob, Chair


Event is free; please register at hbehnen@schiffhardin.com


Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)