Clean Energy Conference Comes to NW

“A major international conference is taking place today and tomorrow in Seattle on speeding up the planet’s transition from the use of polluting fuels to clean, renewable energy sources as a means of combating global warming while enhancing economic development worldwide.The U.S. Agency for International Development’s “Lessons Without Borders” program is hosting the “Clean Energy Partnerships: Developing Global Solutions” at the “W” Hotel in downtown Seattle. The conference is bringing together energy experts, utility executives, government officials and business associations from the U.S., Canada and developing nations including India, Mexico, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Egypt.Today, speakers from across the globe will share clean energy success stories, identify barriers in energy transition, and provide information on the newest and best policy, financial and technological tools. Speakers include Dr. John Holdren, Chair of the President’s Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology; Roger S. Ballentine, Deputy Assistant to the President for Environmental Initiatives; and Jefferson Seabright, Chair, White House Task Force on Climate Change.For additional information on the conference visit, or call 206-217-9644 extension 223.”