- Location: Vanderbilt Law School • 131 21st Ave South • Nashville, TN 37203
- Room: Flynn Auditorium
- Contact: Rae Meade
- Email: rae.meade@Vanderbilt.Edu
- Audience: Free and Open to the Public
Please join representatives from local governments, universities, businesses, and other organizations across the Southeast for the upcoming conference, The Case for Renewable Power in the Southeast.
Attendees will have the opportunity to:
- Understand the current and potential future demand for renewable power in the Southeast among cities, corporations, universities and other organizations.
- Identify the socioeconomic, governance and market structures that affect renewable energy in the Southeast.
- Identify emerging opportunities to mobilize new and existing renewable energy initiatives in the Southeast.
Thursday, October 19
8:30 am Welcome
8:45 am Introduction and Agenda
9:00 am Panel 1: Local Government Initiatives for 100% Renewable Power
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Panel 2: College and University Renewable Power Demand
12:15 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 pm Panel 3: Corporate Renewable Power Demand
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Panel 4: The Efficiency-Renewable Power Nexus
4:30 pm Utility Models: The Legal Context
Friday, October 20
8:30 am Welcome and Day Two Agenda Review
8:45 am Keynote: Incorporating Renewable Power into a Successful Utility Business Model
9:30 am Break
9:45 am Panel: Renewables: Risks and Opportunities for Utilities
11:45 am Conference Conclusion
12:00 pm Supplemental Workshop: How Can Corporations, Other Private Organizations, and Local Governments Access and Accelerate Large Scale Renewable Energy in the Southeast?
3:00 pm Workshop Conclusion
This event is is free and open to the public and is cosponsored by the Vanderbilt Energy, Environment and Land Use Program; the Southern Environmental Law Center; and the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association. Registration is requested at http://renewablepower.eventbrite.com
Visitors should park in the Terrace Place Garage, spaces 41-92, at the corner of 21st Ave. South and Terrace Place, or the Wesley Place Garage, spaces 52-170, at the corner of 21st Ave. South and Scarritt Place. Parking costs range from $4.00 to $12.00 at these garages. Both are within walking distance of the law school.