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Growing Renewable Energy Capacity in New York

Symposium: June 27, 2005

(Syracuse)—The Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (COEES) will host a symposium on Growing Renewable Energy Capacity in New York, June 27, 2005, at the University Sheraton Hotel. The Syracuse Center of Excellence is a partnership between the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse University, Clarkson University, Cornell University, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and NYS Energy Research and Development Authority. The symposium will provide businesses with updates on research, development and funding programs for renewable energy resources. There will also be information on how to:

  • reduce our dependence on foreign energy sources
  • become leaders in the emerging market for clean energy technology
  • create new markets and opportunities for farmers
  • help clean the air and water
  • keep energy dollars in New York State.

The keynote speaker will be Ron Hodge, Manager of Global Technology Development for GE Global Research. His topic is "GE's Vision for Renewable Energy and a Cleaner World." The luncheon speaker will be Dr. James Fisher, Senior Technical Advisor for energy efficiency and renewable energy for the U.S. Department of Energy.

More Information

Release No. 46 June 22, 2005