Chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Joins Group of High-Profile Speakers
September 5, 2019 — National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) today announced that U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, will deliver opening remarks at the Policy Makers Symposium, a centerpiece of the week’s events.
Murkowski joins an already bipartisan group of congressional speakers, several of whom also chair key energy and climate change committees, for the Policy Makers Symposium, which takes place on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET at the National Press Club. Additional speakers include U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representatives Garret Graves (R-LA), Scott Peters (D-CA), Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Paul Tonko (D-NY).
A widely-respected legislator on energy and public lands issues, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski has served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee since the beginning of the 114th Congress. Additionally, Murkowksi is the chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Interior and Environment Subcommittee.
“Each year, our Policy Makers Symposium event is an effective convener and conversation-driver on clean energy solutions and we anticipate 2019 to be no different,” said Heather Reams, NCEW chair. “We are excited to welcome Chairman Lisa Murkowski to the Policy Makers Symposium as she details the clean energy agenda and accomplishments of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.”
Media is encouraged to attend the event and can RSVP here.
Now in its third year, NCEW brings together government officials, industry associations, businesses, non-profits, and advocates in the clean energy space for events in Washington, D.C. and across America to showcase how they are helping to make the clean energy sector stronger, and influence the discussion around responsible clean energy solutions that directly address America’s need for abundant, reliable forms of energy.
Additional speakers for the Policy Makers Symposium will be announced in the weeks to come. The event will include the panels below:
- Clean Energy at the Giga-Scale: Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions
- Clean Energy in the Mainstream
- Ideas to Action In Innovation: What Comes Next in Clean Energy?
- Technology Leadership: American-Made Solutions for the World
- Global Clean Energy Finance
- SPOTLIGHT: Federal – State Innovation Nexus