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National Clean Energy Week Releases Full Agenda and Details for Thursday, In-Person Programming at 2023 Policymakers Symposium

WASHINGTON – National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) today released the full agenda for the in-person programming 2023 Policymakers Symposium happening Thursday, September 28, 2023. The event convenes elected officials, business leaders, advocates, policymakers, investors, and trade associations from all perspectives who are dedicated to advancing clean energy. This is the first time since 2019 the symposium features a day of in-person programming.  “The final countdown for National Clean Energy Week is well underway with less than a week before we kick off the 2023 Policymakers Symposium,” said Heather Reams, NCEW Chair and President of CRES Forum. “We are thrilled to have a strong, bipartisan group of members of Congress, administration officials, and industry leaders join us in-person on Thursday to discuss how the United States can leverage our carbon advantage, accelerate decarbonization, and advance clean energy solutions that benefit all Americans and the global community.” Thursday – NCEW Policymakers Symposium Agenda: The third and final day of symposium programming will be in-person and take place at the Hamiliton Hotel in Washington, D.C. 1:00 PM – Armchair Discussion: U.S. Department of Energy

  • David M. Turk, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Mark W. Menezes, President and CEO, United States Energy Association, former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Heather Reams, President, CRES Forum (moderator)

1:30 PM – Leveraging America’s Carbon Advantage: How the Industrial Sector Can Provide Solutions for Decarbonization

  • Ross Eisenberg, President, America’s Plastic Makers
  • Tony Pan, Co-Founder and CEO, Modern Hydrogen
  • Chris Powers, Vice President of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS), Chevron
  • Jean-François Nolet, Senior Director, Global Government, Public and Regulatory Affairs, Enerkem
  • Erik Oswald, Vice President, Advocacy and Policy Development, ExxonMobil
  • Landon Derentz, Senior Director and Morningstar Chair for Global Energy Security, Atlantic Council Global Energy Center (moderator)

2:15 PM – Powering the Adoption of Innovative Clean Energy Technologies

  • Dr. Rao Mulpuri, CEO, View
  • Jon Norman, President, Hydrostor
  • Dr. George Borlase, Vice President of Standards Development, UL Standards & Engagement
  • Jeannette Mills, Executive Vice President and Chief External Relations Officer, Tennesse Valley Authority
  • Joe Mastrangelo, CEO, EOS Energy
  • Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) (moderator)

3:00 PM – Armchair Discussion: Loan Program Office

  • Jigar Shah, Director, U.S. Department of Energy Loan Program Office
  • David Boyce, CEO, Schroders Greencoat North America
  • William Atcheson, ESG Strategist, Jefferies (moderator)

3:30 PM – The Government’s Role in Incentivizing the Clean Energy Transition

  • Abigail Ross Hopper, President and CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
  • Dan Eggers, Executive Vice President and CFO, Constellation
  • Jeannie Salo, Vice President for Government Relations, Schneider Electric
  • Meghan Schultz, CFO, Invenergy
  • Tom Starrs, Vice President for Government and Public Affairs, EDP Renewables (moderator)

4:15 PM – Administration Remarks

  • Reta Jo Lewis, President and Chair of the Board of Directors, U.S. Export-Import Bank of the United States

4:25 PM – Accelerating Decarbonization: How Businesses are Leading the Charge

  • Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), U.S. Senate
  • Eric Dresselhuys, CEO, ESS Inc.
  • Seonghoon Woo, Founding CEO, Amogy
  • Adrian Corless, CEO and CTO, CarbonCapture Inc.
  • Teresa Christopher, Head of Climate, Sustainability, and Environmental Policy, Amazon (moderator)

5:10 PM – American Innovation: How the Private Sector and Government Can Work Together to Advance Innovative Clean Energy Technologies

  • Dr. Vanessa Chan, Chief Commercialization Officer, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dr. Evelyn N. Wang, Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)
  • Jim Cabot, Head of External Affairs, Breakthrough Energy (moderator)

To see the full agenda and list of speakers, visit the NCEW website here: www.nationalcleanenergyweek.org. To register for the 2023 Policymakers Symposium, click HERE.





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