HVAC Breaking News

Feb. 21, 2008: U.S. Government to Sponsor Renewable Energy Conference

February 21, 2008
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

WASHINGTON - A number of notables are expected to participate in the first major international renewable energy conference sponsored by the United States government. The Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) will garner cabinet-level participation from the U.S. government, including Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman as well as the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. They’ll join leaders from around the world to address such topics as the benefits of large-scale renewable energy deployment for energy security, climate change, air quality, and economic growth, as well as the policy options and best practices to encourage and enable accelerated renewable energy deployment. They will also advance the networks and partnerships needed to explore and initiate renewable energy projects.

WIREC 2008 is comprised of a Ministerial-level meeting co-located with the Trade Show at WIREC 2008 and Business Conference, both organized by the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) with the participation of 14 domestic and international renewable energy trade associations. The U.S. government has also launched the Washington International Action Program, which will collect domestic and international pledges to accelerate the global use of renewable energy. The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) will support WIREC 2008 by following up on the implementation of the pledges in the coming years.

WIREC 2008 will be held at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., on March 4-6. For more information, visit www.wirec2008.gov.

Publication date: 02/18/2008

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Podcasts

NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 04-21-14 cover

2014 April 21

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

SERVICE CALLS POLL

Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con