The Week Ahead (Feb.23-27)

February 20, 2009
04:12 PM
  • On Thursday, Feb. 26, the full committee will receive testimony on ways to reduce energy consumption in buildings. Witnesses include Arun Majumdar, director, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Edward Mazria, executive director, Architecture 2030;  Philip Giudice, commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources;  Jennifer Amann, director, Buildings Program, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy;  Ward Hubbell, president, Green Building Initiative; Charles Zimmerman, vice president, International Design and Construction, Wal-Mart.  (Dirksen 366 at 2:30 p.m.)
Bonus …

We hope you’re planning to join Senate Energy Chairman Jeff Bingaman, Majority Leader Harry Reid, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and other top energy leaders on Monday for the “National Clean Energy Project: Building the New Economy” forum at the Newseum.  The half-day event, organized by the Center for American Progress, features a distinguished panel of participants, including former President Bill Clinton and former Vice President Al Gore.  It is open to the media and invited guests.  For additional information, including an up-to-date list of speakers, or how to request media credentials, please link here.

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