Balancing California’s Energy Equation: Environment, Efficiency, and Generation

Date/Time: Nov. 5, 2013 @ 6-9pm

Location: LUXE Hotel, Downtown LA (1020 S Figueroa St, LA, CA 90015)


(For a $10 discount on Regular tickets, use the Promo Code – GTM13)


California – one of the most dynamic regions and economies in the world – has been a major hot-bed of activity for the energy industry. The state has been a leader in promoting environmental accountability, energy efficiency, and facilitating the development of a diversified electricity generation portfolio. As emerging trends in sustainability, demand response, and on-site generation strengthen, California is once again poised to be a bastion of innovation in business, academia, and government.

Balancing California’s Energy Equation is an exercise in aligning the interests of consumers, utilities, municipalities, and private enterprise. By aligning the stakeholders in California, we can optimize California’s energy ecosystem, promote technology innovation and deployment. In addition, if balanced correctly, we can expect an increase in demand for efficiency and generation projects, improved local economic conditions, and targeted investments that will have a positive impact on CA’s environment.

Following LACI’s Global Showcase, join us for an evening of hors d’oeurvres, drinks, and networking while we confront the next steps in Balancing California’s Energy Equation.


Keynote Speaker

Professor Catherine Wolfram, Co-Director, Energy Institute at Berkeley-Haas


Jim Crouse, Executive Vice President, Capstone Turbine Corporation

Andrea Horwatt, Principal Manager of Demand-Side Management Forecasting, Southern California Edison

George Minter, Director of Policy and Environment, Southern California Gas Company

Andrew Wang, Director of Development, SolarReserve



(For a 20% discount, use the Berkeley-Haas Discount Code – HAAS20)



This event is intended to attract a wide audience and specifically for individuals interested in:

1) Learning about general trends in the energy industry in California and Los Angeles,

2) Obtaining deeper insight on existing and upcoming energy industry trends, and

3) Networking with energy industry professionals (some who may have attended LACI’s Global Showcase).


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