For Immediate Release: January 26, 2015
Media Contact: Linda Rapattoni - 916-654-4989


California Energy Commissioners Speak at VerdeXchange

Robert Weisenmiller, Chair
Andrew McAllister, leads the commission's Energy Efficiency division
Janea A. Scott, leads the commission's Fuels and Transportation division

Commissioners will be panelists at the VerdeXchange Conference and available for interviews following their panels.

Commission Chair Robert Weisenmiller will be on panels titled "How Can Public Policy and Innovative Technologies Work Together for a Cleaner Energy Market?" and "Natural Gas – Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?"

Commissioner Andrew McAllister will be on a panel titled "Tomorrow's Vision of the Connected Grid and Home – Integrated Technologies for a Sustainable Future."

Commissioner Janea A. Scott will be on panels titled "Department of Defense and Sustainability: Federal and Military Ecosystem Management" and "What Will Fuel the Automobile, Bus, Train and Truck of the Future."

When:Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Where: The L.A. Hotel Downtown, 333 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Why: VerdeXchange brings together leading private and public market makers, thought leaders and business executives to discuss opportunities and challenges of creating sustainable economic growth.

How: Media interviews can be arranged through Linda Rapattoni (916) 654-4989.

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About the California Energy Commission
The California Energy Commission is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency. The agency was established by the California Legislature through the Warren-Alquist Act in 1974. It has seven core responsibilities: advancing state energy policy, encouraging energy efficiency, certifying thermal power plants, investing in energy innovation, developing renewable energy, transforming transportation and preparing for energy emergencies.