Charlottesville is a renewable energy hub, where strategic and innovative research and local entrepreneurship are shaping the region’s startup brand with global impact. At this event, environmental experts and clean energy entrepreneurs set a landscape of awareness of the future of renewable energy, transformative energy projects, and visionary solutions.
This 90 minute program will feature two distinguished keynotes: Lester Brown and Jerome Ringo.
Lester Brown, Founder of Earth Policy Institute, is one of the world’s most widely published authors, including the instant classic, Eco-Economy: Building and Economy for the Earth. Jerome Ringo, Founder and Chairman of Zoetic Energy, has led two of the largest environmental organizations, National Wildlife Federation and the Apollo Alliance, both of which have millions of members.
The program will also feature some of the most innovative Charlottesville entrepreneurs and UVA researchers who are creating energy projects with transformative solutions.
Founder & Chairman, Zoetic Global
Founder, Earth Policy Institute
Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia
Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources, Office of Governor McAuliffe
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia
President and CEO, Apex Clean Energy
Cofounder & Director of Operations, Sun Tribe Solar