Task force will explore how innovative policy changes can reduce energy expenditure.
WASHINGTON, DC -Women In Government will bring together women legislators from across the nation for their Fifth Annual Energy Summit meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on September 18-19, 2013 to explore how policy changes at the state level can address a multitude of energy issues.
Legislators and policy experts will discuss current and emerging energy policies, including production; transmission; innovations and new technology; alternative and renewable energy; tax credits; and energy efficiency. For more information about the Energy Summit, visit: www.womeningovernment.org/Energy2013
“It is important that states across the nation are working to identify a balanced approach to energy plans, incorporating clean energy and renewable energy along with traditional energy sources like oil and natural gas and coal,” says Women In Government President and Executive Director Marjorie Maginn. “Women In Government is thrilled to be able to provide a space for this conversation to take place.”
Maury Dobbie, Assistant Director of the Denver-based Center for New Energy Economy will speak to legislators about developing an energy portfolio. Other speakers include Nevada State Senator Pat Spearman; and Fred Beach, PhD, MS, the Communication Director at the Energy Institute, University of Texas.
Women In Government Foundation, Inc., headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators that provides leadership opportunities, networking expert forums, and educational resources to address and resolve complex public policy issues to all 1,788 women state legislators. For more information, visit: www.womeningovernment.org