SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. House Member Gene Green (D-Texas) will headline the upcoming TransForum Texas Conference as the keynote speaker on Jan. 30, 2014. Reps. Green and Fred Upton (R-Mich.) recently introduced the North American Energy Infrastructure Act, which seeks to streamline the approval process for energy projects that will cross the borders of the United States.
"We are proud to have secured Rep. Green as the keynote speaker for TransForum Texas," said Rosy Lum, chief analyst of TransmissionHub. "As co-author of a piece of legislation that has the potential to have long-lasting effects on Texas electric power transmission in years to come, Rep. Green makes an ideal presenter for our audience."
Green joins a lineup of executives and subject-matter experts from various organizations who will discuss the business of electric power transmission in the Texas Interconnection, with topics ranging from the effect of resource adequacy on transmission to transmission planning and how the industry should meet the growing needs of oil and gas drilling and refining operations.
TransForum Texas attendees include electric power transmission professionals from Texas and the surrounding areas that operate, plan, regulate, invest in or build electric power transmission systems. Registration information and conference details are available at www.energyhubforums.com/texasforum.
About The TransForum Conference Series
The TransForum Conference Series consists of three regional events – TransForum East, TransForum West and TransForum Texas – held annually in Washington, D.C., San Diego, Calif., and various cities in Texas. Each individual conference focuses on regulation, policy, finance, construction, and current and emerging issues relevant to the transmission industry in the region in which the event is held. Visit www.energyhubforums.com for more information.
The conference series is hosted, planned and executed by TransmissionHub, an online power intelligence service owned by PennWell Corporation. Visit www.transmissionhub.com.
About PennWell Corporation
Founded in 1910, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: Oil and gas, electric power generation and delivery, hydropower, renewable energy, water and wastewater treatment, waste management, electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, optoelectronics, fiber-optics, aerospace and avionics, LEDs and lighting, fire and emergency services, and dentistry. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Okla., the company has major offices in Nashua, N.H.; Houston, Texas; London, England; San Diego and Mountain View, Calif.; Fairlawn, N.J.; Moscow, Russia; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Manama, Bahrain; and Hong Kong, China. For more information please visit www.pennwell.com.