Michael Moynihan Presents Electricity 2.0 at Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Conference

gtownEvent details from Georgetown Energy and Cleantech below. Full agenda here.

All events will be held at the McDonough School of Business in the Fisher Colloquium (4th Floor). 

Green to Gold: Growing the Clean Energy Economy

On April 10th, 2010, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host a symposium on the development of the clean energy economy, featuring leaders from venture capital, private equity, government, non-profits, and business who will discuss their perspectives on the future of clean energy economy. Download our Symposium at a glance flyer (.pdf).

Keynote Speaker: 

James Woolsey - Former Director of the CIA and Venture Partner at Vantage Point Venture Partners

Mr. Woolsey has spent his career providing thought leadership in the development of energy and security policy.  In particular, his current involvement in supporting the development of clean technology companies and policies gives Mr. Woolsey unique insights into the interplay of finance, technology and public policy.   

Panel Discussions: 

1. Current trends in venture capital and private equity investing in clean tech

This panel will feature some of Washington D.C.’s leading cleantech investors discussing their experiences from the front lines of the fastest growing area of venture investing.  

2. Policy environment driving the cleantech revolution

With landmark climate and energy legislation pending in the Congress, international climate negotiations on-going, and many states considering renewable energy mandates, the policy environment is increasingly taking a front seat in determining what businesses and technologies succeed in cleantech.  This panel will explore these trends and provide insights into what is coming in the future.  

3. Electricity 2.0: 

Michael Moynihan, Director of Green Programs at progressive think-tank NDN will be presenting his recently released research paper, Electricity 2.0.  Mr. Moynihan and NDN have put together an impressive piece of research outlining how the American electric sector can be transformed to enable a clean energy revolution.

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 10, 2010 - 6:00am