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N.C. Energy Program’s 11th N.C. Sustainable Energy Conference

April 22, 2014 - April 23, 2014


This year’s program will cover a broad range of topics and interest as well as including a display of alternative fuel vehicles.  Subject areas will range from growing energy jobs, exploring new resources to  developing renewable solar, wind, biomass and more.

Continuing education credits are available for most sessions and the conference will feature keynoters:

  • Richard G. Newell, Gendell Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University and Director of Duke’s university-wide Energy Initiative. He was head of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the agency responsible for official U.S. government energy statistics and analysis, until 2011.
  • Greer Tidwell, Director of Environmental Management for Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire.  The company’s tire manufacturing plants are all ISO 14001 certified and all six U.S. plants are in EPA’s National Performance Track Program.
  • Rob Caldwell, vice president of renewable generation development for Duke Energy’s Regulated Utilities organization.  He is responsible for developing the company’s regulated utilities policies and strategies, driving activities related to renewable generation and executing existing responsibilities related to renewable energy compliance.
  • Donald Van der Vaart is the State Energy Policy Advisor within the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

Click here to register.

Any questions, please contact Seth Effron at: seth.effron@ncdenr.gov or call 919.707.93919.707.9322.



April 22, 2014
April 23, 2014
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N.C. State University’s ’s McKimmon Center
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Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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