Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, now director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University, will speak at the Rocky Mountain Clean Energy Transmission Summit in Denver on Wednesday, Jan. 9.
The event will be 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver. Speakers include Ritter; former U.S. Sen. Timothy E. Wirth, who is now president of the United Nations Foundation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Phil Moeller; and Congresswoman Diana DeGette, among other industry, regulatory and environmental leaders discussing such topics as clean energy development in a Western economy and the economics of preserving rural resources. For a full agenda, go to http://col.st/VlGOsD.
The event is free but registration is required at http://cleanenergytransmission.org/rocky-mountain-clean-energy-transmission-summit/. A live webcast of the event will be available the day of the event.
The Rocky Mountain Clean Energy Transmission Summit gives energy industry experts, environmental organizations, electric utilities, business leaders, policymakers and others information on the benefits of, and barriers to, renewable energy and a clean energy grid in the Rocky Mountain region.