The Summit’s “User-Friendly Clean Energy” panel will feature entrepreneurs dedicated to empowering consumers to be a part of the evolving clean energy economy. Moderated by Clean Energy Project chairwoman Rose McKinney-James, the panel will discuss innovations in consumer friendly technology that have accelerated consumer’s role in advancing our clean energy landscape.
Panelists include Billy Parish, Founder/President of solar crowd-funding platform, Mosaic; Lyndon Rive, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of SolarCity, the Nation’s largest solar power provider for homes, businesses and governments; Matt Rogers, founder and VP of Engineering at Nest Labs, creator of the Nest Learning Thermostat; and Daniel Yates, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Opower, a cloud-based software company that uses analytics and behavioral science to enable utilities to achieve energy efficiency and customer engagement.
Recognized as the nation’s foremost clean energy conversation, this year’s summit aims to highlight how the private sector and government collaborate to deploy clean energy, invest in innovation, modernize our nation’s electric grid, and reduce climate changing pollution.
The annual conference is co-sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Center for American Progress, the Clean Energy Project, MGM Resorts International and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Clean energy visionaries, business leaders, public officials, and advocates will convene this year to discuss the future of our nation’s clean energy economy and the progress we have made through innovation, investment in infrastructure, and greater collaboration.
WHO: “National Clean Energy Summit 7.0: Partnership and Progress” confirmed speakers include:
- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)
- Billy Parish, Mosaic
- Lyndon Rive, SolarCity
- Matt Rogers, Nest Labs
- Daniel Yates, Opower
More speakers to be announced soon.
WHEN: Thursday, September 4, 2014
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
REGISTER: To register for Summit 7.0 and for the latest information about the panels and panelists, please visit www.cleanenergysummit.org