Event Oct 09, 2014

The Great Energy Debate

Southern California Energy Summit

Join BB&K Partners Robert Hargreaves and Sophie Akins at the Southern California Energy Summit’s “The Great Energy Debate,” Oct. 9 – 10, in Palm Springs, Calif. They were joined by regional leaders from the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino, Imperial, Inyo, Mono, Kern and Los Angeles to discuss the opportunities, challenges and solutions facing the various energy industries of Southern California. The audience learned from private and public sector leaders about how new programs, policy and trends that will affect your business and community. Explore interactive exhibits and discover new energy efficient and sustainable technologies.

BB&K Speakers:

Robert Hargreaves, Partner, Best Best & Krieger
“Renewable Energy Opportunities at the Salton Sea”
What current efforts are underway to facilitate renewable energy opportunities and restoration? What renewable energy opportunities are on horizon?

Sophie Akins, Partner, Best Best & Krieger
“Advancing Local Rooftop Solar & Energy Storage”
How can the region support the advancement of local rooftop solar and energy storage?  How do we engage property owners to participate? How do we make it happen with utilities (municipal vs. investor) considering interconnection costs, upgrades, etc.? These and other questions were addressed.

Thursday, Oct. 9

Palm Springs Convention Center
277 N. Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs, CA 92262

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