Retech 2010, the Renewable Energy Technology Conference and Exhibition, kicks off in Washington, DC tomorrow. The conference is co-produced by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and TradeFair Group. Nearly 300 exhibitors from all sectors of renewable energy are expected to participate.
In addition to the exhibition, there is a Business Conference that will feature more than 250 speakers sharing their insights and knowledge about alternative energy. There are several parallel tracks that will be held during the three days with concentrations on core areas including geothermal, wind, solar, hydro, biomass, biofuels, and waste energy. Additional hot topics encompass the challenges and opportunities in the green electricity and green building sectors along with industry leaders discussing the innovative, comprehensive and entrepreneurial strategies that will be needed to ensure the sustained growth of the renewable energy industry.
Poet CEO Jeff Broin will discuss ethanol’s impacts during the opening plenary session on Wednesday along with Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change as well as other leaders in the energy and the environmental arena. In addition, Doug Berven, Poet’s Director of Corporate Affairs, will also be speaking and is part of the panel discussion “Research and Development: Conventional Biofuels” to be held on Friday.