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NEW: National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) Releases Sneak-Peek List of Keynote Speakers, Panel Topics

Marking six weeks away, National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) today announced its first slate of speakers for the 2022 NCEW Policy Makers Symposium. The 6th annual NCEW, September 26-30, will be celebrated in Washington, D.C. and online everywhere with the NCEW Policy Makers Symposium, which brings together elected officials from both sides of the aisle, business leaders, advocates, policymakers, investors, and trade associations from all perspectives who are dedicated to advancing clean energy.

Speakers at the virtual three-day NCEW Policy Makers Symposium, September 27-29 will include:

  • U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)
  • U.S. Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah)
  • U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.)
  • U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Ill.)
  • U.S. Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.)
  • Heather Zichal – CEO at American Clean Power Association (ACP)
  • Alex Herrgott – President and CEO at The Permitting Institute
  • Joy Ditto – President and CEO at American Public Power Association (APPA)
  • Eric Dresselhuys – CEO at ESS Inc
  • Anne Bradbury – CEO at American Exploration and Production Council (AXPC)
  • BJ Johnson – Co-Founder and CEO at ClearFlame Engine Technologies
  • John Di Stasio – President at Large Public Power Council (LPPC)
  • Matt Porterfield — Vice President, Policy and Research, Climate Leadership Council
  • Natalie Jackson – Senior Vice President of Capital Markets and Portfolio Finance at Clearway Energy Group
  • Brandon Arnold – EVP at National Taxpayers Union
  • Susan Nickey – EVP and Chief Client Officer at Hannon Armstrong
  • Serge Abergel – COO at Hydro-Québec
  • Jordan Stone – Assistant Vice President at Association of American Railroads
  • Christine Cadigan – Senior Director, Family Forest Carbon Program at American Forest Foundation
  • Diana Movius – Senior Director at Climate Advisors
  • Pasha Majdi – Senior Director at Conservation International
  • Lesley Jantarasami – Managing Director, Energy and Climate at Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Lauren Sher – Director of Sustainability and Environmental Policy at NextEra Energy, Inc.
  • David Paolella – Manager, U.S. Policy and Advocacy at Breakthrough Energy
  • Abigail Regitsky – Manager, U.S. Policy and Advocacy at Breakthrough Energy
  • Alex Fitzsimmons – Senior Program Director at ClearPath
  • George David Banks – Senior Fellow at CRES Forum
  • Phil Rossetti – Resident Scholar at R Street Institute and, many more to come!

“We are honored to welcome these clean energy experts to share their expertise during National Clean Energy Week,” said Heather Reams, NCEW Chair and President of CRES Forum. “The sixth annual celebration of NCEW is shaping up to be an unforgettable experience, and this list of impressive speakers is a testament to that. These speakers will inspire fruitful, bipartisan discussions throughout the Policy Makers Symposium—helping us learn more about how we can pave the way for an emissions-free future and address America’s environmental, economic, and national security needs in the process.”

NCEW programming includes both in-person events in Washington, D.C., and the free, virtual Policy Makers Symposium, September 27-29. Panels include:

  • Cutting Red Tape: Removing Obstacles to Clean Energy and Emissions Reductions
  • Critical Minerals and Supply Chain Security
  • Show Me the Money: Tax and Finance Issues Facing the Energy Industry
  • Innovation and Reducing Industrial Emissions
  • The American Advantage: Strengthening U.S. Competitiveness
  • Nature-Based Climate Solutions

To learn more about the Symposium, including speakers, panels, and registration, click here.

More information on NCEW sponsorship opportunities, events, and examples of how businesses and communities can show their support can be found on the NCEW website: https://nationalcleanenergyweek.org/.


National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as “a veritable who’s who of the Clean Energy World,” is an annual awareness week to recognize the value of clean energy including abundant job opportunities, economic growth, energy independence, consumer choice, lower energy prices, and a cleaner environment. Follow NCEW on Twitter (@NCEWConf) and Facebook (NationalCleanEnergyWeek) for event updates. www.nationalcleanenergyweek.org.


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