All Things Carbon

Please join the Houston Renewable Energy Network for “Solar Energy in Texas” and breakfast on Tuesday, August 28, 2012. Bret Biggart, Director of Business Development for Freedom Solar Power, an industry leading full service solar installation company, will give his perspective on the state of the solar market in Texas.

A networking breakfast begins at 7:30 am, with the presentation to follow at 8 am in the Greenberg Traurig auditorium at 1000 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX. The program, which is scheduled to include some discussion of current issues facing the renewable energy industry and a question and answer period, will conclude at 9 am. There is no cost to attend.

The Houston Renewable Energy Network promotes awareness and education of renewable energy technologies and markets among energy professionals in the Greater Houston area and serves as a networking organization for those with commercial and/or career interests in the Renewable Energy space. The network hosts periodic speaking events that are open to the public.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia, will host the meeting. Consumer Energy Alliance, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that supports the thoughtful utilization of energy resources to help ensure improved domestic and global energy security and stable prices for consumers, will sponsor the presentation and its breakfast.

To RSVP or obtain more information on this event or the Houston Renewable Energy Network, please email info@houstonrenewables.org or call Brent Greenfield at 713-337-8821 or Bo Ollison at 713-524-2388.

Wind Energy Today

Gabriel Alonso, CEO of EDP Renewables North America, Jacob Susman, CEO of OwnEnergy, Inc., members of the Board of Directors of the American Wind Energy Association, and executives of leading wind developers gave their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in the wind energy business in a discussion moderated by John McMullan of Greenburg Traurig and Steve Krebs of OwnEnergy.