Please join Houston Renewable Energy Network (HREN) for our breakfast meeting on Thursday, April 28, 2011
Renewable Energy Deployment Around the Globe and in the US – who gets it and why?
Speaker: Mike Hansen with Ignite Solar
The Ins and Outs of Houston’s Largest Solar Project
Speakers: Rich Haut and Liz Price with HARC and Pete Mathey with Ignite Solar
Press for the solar project:
Channel 13 –
Pasadena Coverage –
PISD article: http://www1.pasadenaisd.org/education/components/whatsnew/default.php?sectiondetailid=10457&viewType=detail&id=3119.
7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Presentation
Baker Botts L.L.P.
One Shell Plaza
Conference Room 32 C/D
Houston, Texas 77002
Southwest Energy Alliance Reception on Jan 27
Thursday from 6-7:30 at the downtown Doubletree hotel.
The Southwest Energy Alliance is a new trade association that promotes the integrated development of renewable energy, gas-fired generation, energy storage, demand response and transmission lines across various wholesale electricity markets.
Please join Houston Renewable Energy Network (HREN) for our breakfast meeting on Thursday, Dec 16, 2010
Michael Skelly, Clean Line President and Founder, will discuss the challenges and excitement of building a transmission development company that moves renewable energy from wind rich areas to major load centers.
Michael Skelly led the development of Horizon Wind Energy from a two-man company to a leadership position in the U.S. wind industry. Founded by the Houston-based Zilkha family, Horizon was acquired by Goldman Sachs in 2005. In mid-2007 Goldman Sachs sold Horizon Wind to EDP in the largest transaction to date in the burgeoning clean energy industry. Before Horizon, Skelly developed thermal, hydroelectric, biomass and wind energy projects in Central America with Energia Global. In the early 1990’s Skelly co-founded the Rain Forest Aerial Tram, a mile-long tramway system which takes visitors on an aerial tour of the rain forest in Costa Rica. That company currently has 400 employees. Skelly has played a leading role in several other businesses. In 2008, Skelly ran for the United States Congress as the Democratic nominee in the seventh District of Texas.
Michael Skelly has a BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Central America before obtaining an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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An informal discussion with Professor Wen Tiejun. Dr. Wen is visiting the United States to do comparative research on best practices in rural development, meeting with scholars, experts and entrepreneurs working in energy and sustainability policy.
John White and Dick Williams discuss the background and objectives of The Wind Alliance.
John Hofmeister, Founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy, spoke on the outlook for renewable energy growth with the new administration under current economic conditions.
Amy Myers Jaffe of Rice University discusses Houston’s evolving role in the new energy world as the new administration prepares to take over.
His groundbreaking global warming lawsuit against 24 major oil and power companies.
Explore the controversy surrounding the use of food crops to produce ethanol.