The Environmental Defense Fund is hosting a free panel at the Cree headquarters in June titled “The American Power Act: Clean Technology Business, Investment, Job Growth, and Local Community Opportunities.” If you’re a smaller enterprise interested in the possible impacts on the economy of the proposed bill in the Senate, the upcoming panel will help explain the proposed legislation and its impacts. The full details are listed below.
When: Tuesday, June 15th, 9:30am to noon
Where: Cree Auditorium, 4600 Silicon Drive, Durham, NC – http://www.cree.com/about/map.asp
What: An Educational Forum to learn about and discuss the recently proposed American Power Act, what it means for growing both the North Carolina and U.S. economies, what it means for job growth and local communities, and what it means for new opportunities in manufacturing, clean technology markets and investments.
Introductions and Overview of the Act – Robin Langdon, Environmental Defense Fund
Climate Solutions: A Supply Chain Perspective – Marcy Lowe, Duke University’s Center for Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness
Clean Technology Market Opportunities – Greg Merritt, Cree
Clean Technology Investment Opportunities – Cody Nystrom, SJF Ventures
Potential for Job Growth and Local Communities – Jason Spencer, Fourth-Sector Financial Corporation