SERIES SPOnSOR

Lead event sponsor

Tennant Company

host SPONSOR

MISO Energy
 

Partner Event SPONSORS

Eutectics

U.S. Energy Services

convener series sponsors

Andersen Corporation

HealthPartners

KPMG
 

sustaining 
series sponsors

American Engineering Testing

GNP Company

Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren, Ltd.

LHB, Inc.

Business & environment series: making clean energy work: from balance sheet to building operations

about the program

Energy efficiency improvements, on-site renewable energy, community solar gardens, Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing and tax credits – the opportunities for businesses to save energy and money are vast and ever-changing.

In this session we explored how businesses have decided which strategies to pursue, tactics to make the business case, and opportunities for financing. This myth-busting conversation engaged businesses large and small. With a focus on tangible actions participants can bring back to thier workplace, we discussed:

  • Opportunities and real-world examples to improve energy efficiency or implement renewable energy projects
  • Barriers to energy efficiency and renewable energy projects and how to overcome them – and make the case to your leadership
  • How energy efficiency and renewable energy projects are financed and resources available

SPEAKERS

  • Anne Hunt, Environmental Policy Director, City of Saint Paul
  • Jeremy Kalin, President and CEO, Eutectics
  • Peter Klein, Vice President, Finance, Saint Paul Port Authority
  • Richard Murphy, President and CEO, Murphy Logistics
  • Carl Nelson, Director of Program Development, Center for Energy and Environment
  • Mark Schiller, Utilities and HVAC Manager, Best Buy

RESOURCES