Worcester, MA (PRWEB) September 28, 2007
Worcester, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2007 -- Providing alternatives to fossil fuels will be the focus of the Massachusetts Energy Summit on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the DCU Center, Worcester, MA. The energy summit, hosted by the National Grid and the Worcester Business Journal, will provide a forum to educate the public, especially business owners, executives and municipal leaders, about the wide variety of energy supply choices and conservation methods, and the evolving alternatives to fossil fuels.
The energy summit's featured speakers are Tom King, National Grid's new Executive Director of Electricity Distribution & Generation and Ian Bowles, Massachusetts Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs. Panel topics include the competitive energy marketplace and renewal energy; best practices in energy efficiency; and a municipal/public panel on innovative programs and best practices presented by representatives from the towns of Worcester, Marlborough, and Brockton, Massachusetts, and the League of Cities & Towns Power Aggregation in Rhode Island. In addition, Brian Fairban, President and CEO of Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort will share how he harnessed wind power to provide green power for the ski area's needs.
Participants will have the opportunity to visit booth displays from over 29 energy related firms. The cost of the Massachusetts Energy Summit is $45 and includes a networking breakfast and lunch. Register online at wbjournal.com. For more information call 508-755-8004 ext. 286 or email kprosser (at) wbjournal.com.
The energy summit is being held in partnership with the City of Worcester, Massachusetts. Constellation New Energy is the presenting sponsor.