Texas Renewables 2013 Looks Inside Texas Energy Market's Opportunities and Economic Development

Energy Industry Leaders' Vision of Impacts in The Lone Star State

Oct 09, 2013, 17:06 ET from Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Renewables 2013 has invited energy industry leaders to identify market opportunity, clarify new policy, define new financial tools and report on economic development across the Texas energy market. The Texas Renewables 2013 conference and exhibit will provide a solid understanding of the forces at play to further the vision of an "All-of-the-Above" energy world and discuss strategies to sustain continued growth for Texas energy providers as a whole. The conference runs November 11 – 13 in San Antonio, TX at the Omni Colonnade, 9821 Colonnade Blvd, San Antonio, TX.

Get the big picture on "How Renewable Energy Can Revitalize Rural Communities" from Brent Bailey, State Activities Coordinator, 25X'25 Alliance. "The U.S. and Texas continue to shape their energy future through policy and public discussion.  Despite efforts to counter the growth of renewable energy and marginalize the multiple benefits, it is critical that we reframe the conversation about our energy future," said Bailey. "We need to drive home the good news about renewable energy and the economic, environmental and national security benefits that these technologies are providing to the nation as well as to our local communities."

To expand on the view for impacts in the Lone Star State there will be related reports from additional financial and energy industry leaders including:

  • Carlton Schwab, CEO and President Texas Economic Development Council
  • Kelly Sanders, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • Dub Taylor, Director, State Energy Conservation Office, (SECO)
  • Clay Butler, Managing Partner, The Butler Firm

Texas energy industry leaders report on "Innovative Renewable Energy Policies and Projects Across Texas" beginning with the big picture from Jelynne Burley, Exec V.P. & Chief Delivery Officer, CPS Energy. To expand on the view for impacts in the Lone Star State there will be reports from additional financial and energy industry leaders including:

  • Charlene Heydinger, Executive Director, Keeping PACE in Texas
  • Steve Wiese, Founder and Principal, Clean Energy Associates
  • Larry Howe, Plano Solar Advocates, Solarize Plano
  • John Pappas, P.E., Interim Director, Texas A&M Energy Institute, Go Wind Project

For close to 30 years Texas Renewables Conferences have been organized annually by Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association  (TREIA) which represents hundreds of member companies, organizations, agencies and individuals providing products, services and information within Texas's growing renewable energy sector.  Founded in 1984, TREIA is a key trade and advocacy organization headquartered in Austin, Texas. TREIA http://www.treia.org/ is the oldest renewable energy non-profit trade organization in Texas whose work promoting development of renewable resources and their wise use has spanned a quarter of a century.  For more conference information on Texas Renewables 2013 go to www.TexasRenewables.org or call 830-456-1341.

Contact: Debrah Dubay, Dubay Communications
Phone: 512-627-3782
Email: Debrah@Dubayco.com

SOURCE Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association