The 2009 Energy Technology Summit is going to be an excting and innovative event to be held Monday, April 27, 2009 beginning at 8:30 AM on the campus of The University of Virginia's College at Wise with the theme: New Energy Locomotion.
The topics this year will include Climate Change 'Cap and Trade' federal legislation being pursued by President Barack Obama; the future of fusion energy [vid-2]; conversion of coal-fired power plant fly ash-to-manufactured goods; electric and natural gas powered automobile displays [vid 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7]. Also being planned is a high-voltage discussion of state and federal energy policy envisioned over the next four years by candidates for Virginia governor in 2009 to conclude the energy technology summit.
Details are now being developed by the summit organizers with several speakers having confirmed participation. Congressman Rick Boucher and Richard D. Dell, Jr. will lead some of the energy technology discussions. There will also be local energy technology business announcements.
Over 150 energy technology business leaders and federal, state and local government leaders participated in the 2008 Energy Technology Summit. In 2009 organizers hope to involve hundreds of college students. WATCH THIS BLOG for more details.