NSPE Supports Investment in Energy Efficiency

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

NSPE Senior Manager of Government Relations Sarah Ogden attended the Alliance to Save Energy's annual Summit on Capitol Hill, "Driving Energy Efficiency as the 'Next Big Thing.'" Panels of government and private-sector representatives from across the globe discussed issues including how governments are investing in energy efficiency, implementation and finance of energy efficiency technologies, and the connection between water conservation and energy efficiency. Among the speakers were General Services Administrator Martha Johnson, Department of the Navy Assistant Secretary for Energy, Installation and Environment Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-CA-50), New York Power Authority Acting President and CEO Gil Quiniones, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates cofounder and Chairman Daniel Yergin, Best Buy Senior Vice President and General Manager of New Business Customer Solutions Group Neil McPhail, Coca-Cola Company Director of Energy Management and Climate Protection Bryan Jacob, and Citigroup Global Markets Director Alfred Griffin.