Registration opens for Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment

Event to be held Sept. 21-22 in Lexington

(FRANKFORT, Ky. Aug. 15, 2016) – Registration is now open for the annual Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment to be held Sept. 21-22, 2016, at the Lexington Convention Center, 430 West Vine Street, Lexington.

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Save the Date for Governor’s Conference on Energy and Environment

This year’s Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment will be held September 21 – 22, 2016 at the LexingtonEnergy and Environment Conference Convention Center.
Save the date!

You can help accelerate Kentucky’s sustainable future by attending.
Attendees will leave with actionable opportunities in the following topic areas:

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Waste Reduction
  • Utilities
  • Renewable Energy Solutions

Details coming soon at  http://www.energy.ky.gov

Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment Oct. 7-8 at the Lexington Convention Center

The Energy and Environment Cabinet is hosting its annual Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment Oct. 7-8 at the Lexington Convention Center. This year’s program highlights hot topics of our day including federally proposed pollution rules, Kentucky’s infrastructure challenges, and urban forestry and reforestation. Attendees also will hear from local community leaders who are engaging in innovative environmental practices, along with nonprofit and business leaders who are going above and beyond regulatory requirements and implementing energy and environmental conservation initiatives that make good business sense.

The conference includes an exhibit hall for vendors wishing to display energy and environment-related products and services. Vendors and attendees may register and pay online: http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/conference.aspx.

Tours

This year’s conference adds two free tours the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 7, beginning at 9 a.m. Attendees can choose between a tour of the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) and Kentucky American Water.

CAER investigates energy technologies to improve the environment. Researchers contribute to technically-sound policies related to fossil and renewable energy. Tour participants will learn about coal beneficiation, utilization, and conversion process technologies; fuel use; coal combustion by-products; engineered fuels; derivation of high added-value materials and chemicals; and renewable energy such as biofuels and bioenergy, electrochemistry, solar energy and environmental remediation. Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uk-center-for-applied-energy-research-tour-tickets-12931401169.

Kentucky American Water will offer three tours of its water treatment plant. Each tour will focus on the process of providing potable water and how KAW is working to improve the energy efficiency of water treatment as well how KAW supports community and environmental projects. To register for this tour, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kentucky-american-water-tour-tickets-12974682625.

For additional conference information, contact Ricki Gardenhire at 502-564-5525.

Sign up today: Registration opens for Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment

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The Changing Landscapes of Kentucky

Online registration is underway for the 38th Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment, sponsored each year by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet. The conference is Oct. 7-8 at the Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine Street.

Early-bird prices for those who register before Monday, Sept. 8 are $175 for the full conference; $110 for day one; and $85 for day two. After Sept. 8, conference prices increase to $200 for the full conference; $125 for day one; and $100 for day two. Continue reading “Sign up today: Registration opens for Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment”

Climate change topic of Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment Sept. 17-18

Pending rules from the federal Environmental Protection Agency which will place limits on greenhouse gas emissions will have economic, policy and technological impacts on Kentucky.

Those issues will be given a great deal of discussion as experts from across Kentucky and the nation discuss these impacts and strategies during the 37th Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. Continue reading “Climate change topic of Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment Sept. 17-18”