Business Leaders Discuss Energy Policy and Sustainability Issues

Sept. 25, 2008
Set against the backdrop of the upcoming Presidential election and the future of energy policy, energy security, and climate change initiatives, the 31st World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) starts on Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C.

The opening ceremonies will include keynote addresses from renowned energy efficiency and sustainable decision-makers on Energy Independence & the Security Act, The Increasing Pace of Climate Change, New Directions in Energy Policy, and Visions for a Sustainable Energy Future.

The WEEC conference and exposition target a wide spectrum of technologies and services, including:
  • Energy efficiency and energy management.
  • Renewable, green, and alternative energy,
  • Combined heat & power/cogeneration/distributed generation.
  • Integrated building automation and energy management.
  • Lighting efficiency.
  • HVAC systems and controls.
  • Thermal storage and load management.
  • Boilers and combustion controls.
  • Geo-exchange technologies.
  • Solar and fuel cell technologies.
  • Applications specific to federal energy-management programs.
  • Energy services and project financing.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring a special section of the exposition called GreenStreet, where corporate and government energy leaders can find solutions for making their organization more energy efficient, implement sustainable technologies and strategies, and be a green leader for economic growth.

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