WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) (September 20-24, 2021) today unveiled an impressive initial lineup of speakers and panels for this year's Policy Makers Symposium, including keynote address from U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and leadership from the U.S. Department of State. As the flagship event of NCEW, the Symposium, which runs September 21-23 during NCEW, consists of virtual programming that convenes policymakers, industry leaders and clean energy advocates to collaborate on America's future in clean energy.
"We are thrilled that Senator Murkowski, a key architect of the Energy Act of 2020, has agreed to keynote they year's Symposium—a unique forum that provides the opportunity for participants to engage with policymakers from both sides of the aisle as well as top energy advocacy organizations and private-sector leaders who collectively are striving to advance clean energy through collaboration and innovation," said Heather Reams, NCEW chair and executive director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES). "Symposium speakers share NCEW's steadfast commitment to advancing clean energy technologies and clean energy jobs that are critical to getting our economy back on track and ready for an emissions-free future. Their unique experience in clean energy investment and innovation will make for an exciting week of thought-provoking conversation, engaging panels, and countless networking opportunities."
Moderated discussions during the Symposium will be centered around three core themes: innovation, challenges, and the international landscape. Specific panels and speakers are as follows:
Additional information about NCEW—including sponsorship opportunities, in-person events, examples of how businesses and communities can show their support, and registration for the Policy Makers Symposium—is available at https://nationalcleanenergyweek.org/. If you are a student with a valid .edu email, a government employee with a valid .gov email, or an active member of the press, you qualify for free registration. Register today!
National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as "a veritable who's who of the Clean Energy World," is an annual awareness week to recognize the value of clean energy including abundant job opportunities, economic growth, energy independence, consumer choice, lower energy prices, and a cleaner environment. Follow NCEW on Twitter (@NCEWConf) and Facebook (NationalCleanEnergyWeek) for event updates. www.nationalcleanenergyweek.org