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California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY
Media Contact: Terrie Prosper, 415.703.1366, email@example.com
CPUC CONTINUES SPEAKER SERIES WITH
PANEL DISCUSSION ON FEED-IN TARIFFS
SAN FRANCISCO, August 20, 2009 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today announced an international panel discussion as part of its 21st Century Thought Leaders in Essential Industries speaker series on the topic of Feed-in Tariffs: how they will impact Californians and what we can learn from Germany, Spain, and other countries.
Feed-in tariffs can be described as payments for the purchase of renewable electricity that "feeds into" the grid in order to encourage renewable energy development.
WHO: - Jose Luis Gandia, Chief Operating Officer, Prosolia North America
- Arno Harris, Chief Executive Officer, Recurrent Energy
- Oliver Schaefer, Market Development Director, SunPower
- David Wortmann, Vice President Policy and Public Affairs, First Solar
WHAT: A panel discussion on feed-in tariffs moderated by Paul Douglas, Manager of Renewable Procurement and Resource Planning for the CPUC
WHERE: CPUC Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
Also available via video webcast at: www.californiaadmin.com/cgi-bing/cpuc.cgi.
WHEN: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public. For brief registration, visit: www.cpuc.ca.gov/ThoughtLeaders.
For more information on the CPUC, please visit www.cpuc.ca.gov.