New York Takes The Lead In Energy
When it comes to New York, people typically think of Wall Street, Broadway, museums, fine dining, and so many amazing things. However, New York is now the place to be when it comes to the world of energy. New York has taken a leadership position, encouraging the development of alternative and renewable energy resources.
In order to impact our world, become truly energy independent and fully sustainable, we must bring together the technologies that are needed in order to utilize the renewable resources we have. Our future depends upon this innovation.
Listen To The Interview
Host, June Stoyer talks to energy expert and luminary, Mr. Robert B. Catell about one of the most important US based energy events, the Advanced Energy 2014 Conference. The unique conference features key energy leaders and showcases the most innovative, cutting edge energy technologies in the world. To listen to the interview, please click the play button on the video below.
Learn About Mr. Robert B. Catell
Mr. Catell was formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KeySpan Corporation and KeySpan Energy Delivery, the former Brooklyn Union Gas. His career with Brooklyn Union Gas started in 1958. Following National Grid’s acquisition of KeySpan Corporation, Mr. Catell became Chairman of National Grid, U.S. and Deputy Chairman of National Grid plc.
He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) at Stony Brook University, New York State Smart Grid Consortium, Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School (formerly Lourdes Academy), Futures in Education Endowment Fund, and the New York Energy Policy Institute’s Advisory Council (NYEPI).
The Advanced Energy Research & Technology Center (AERTC.org) which is based at New York State University at Stony Brook is a true partnership of academic institutions, research institutions, energy providers and industrial corporations. The AERTC works to develop advanced cutting-edge technologies to explore new ways for the production of clean energy, enhancing production from renewable sources, and finding efficient methods for distribution and storage of energy with minimal impact on local ecosystems. Its mission is innovative energy research, education and technology deployment with a focus on efficiency, conservation, renewable energy and nanotechnology applications for new and novel sources of energy and to strengthen partnerships among the business, government and academic sectors, to help move towards a sustainable energy future that strengthens the economy, the environment and policy at all levels of government.
The conference program for Advanced Energy 2014 will feature several plenary events, including a continental breakfast, a plated luncheon featuring keynote speakers, a networking cocktail reception, an exhibit hall and a poster session.
The educational program will comprise a broad offering of tracks and plenary sessions featuring topic experts and thought leaders from all across the energy industry. To register now, please click this link.