Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 7:00pm-9:00pm (doors open at 6:30p) @ The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC, 44 Charlton Street, New York, NY 10014
Since the first steam engines of the Industrial Revolution, water has been intricately linked with how we generate and consume energy. Today, that relationship is more important than ever. Hydrofracking, concentrated solar power, and nuclear energy are each increasing pressure and demand on our finite water resources. Join our expert panel of industry leaders, policy thinkers, and innovators in the discussion on how advanced management practices and technology innovations are ensuring that water resources are utilized responsibly in this rapidly changing energy age.
Opening Speaker: – Rupert Posner, Global Director of Energy, The Climate Group
Panelists: – Jeff Fulgham, CSO, Banyan Water | – Sheeraz Haji, CEO, Cleantech Group | – Diana Glassman, Board Memeber, World Policy Institute, Co-author, “Water-Energy Nexus: Adding Water to the Energy Agenda” | – Frank Zammataro, President and Founder, Rentricity
Moderator: – Adam Aston, Senior Writer, GreenBiz.com
The Energy-Water Nexus is a featured event of Climate Week NYC, and part of the cleantech discussion series Clean Energy Connections. Clean Energy Connections is a program of Solar One and NYC ACRE at NYU-Poly that brings together professionals, policymakers, investors and academia to explore major topics shaping NYC’s blossoming cleantech industry, and provides an expert forum to share best practices and new inspirations.