Focus on the Three Es

Cindy Zimmerman

E3 2007The University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus is hosting an energy, economic and environmental – or E3 – conference this week. E3 2007 will focus on the intersection between innovative technologies, visionary policies, environmental benefits, and emerging market opportunities as they relate to developments in the renewable energy sector.

One of the speakers for the Tuesday event is Dr. Mark Stowers, Vice President of Research and Development for POET. Dr. Stowers’ presentation, titled Integrated Corn Cellulose Biorefinery: Vision to Reality, will focus on the creation of a sustainable economic and environmental position for the future of transportation fuels by integrating corn-to-ethanol and cellulose-to-ethanol technologies.

Other Keynote Addresses will be given by the Honorable Eileen Claussen, President of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change and Richard Kelly, Chairman, President and CEO of Xcel Energy.

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