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From Buffalo to Brooklyn: ‘Energizing New York’ panel to feature clean energy pioneers

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Jeff Tyson


“Energizing New York” panel discussion


Friday, Sept. 28, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.


 Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, New York, NY


Media members are asked to RSVP here, as space is limited.

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University faculty and industry partners will gather for a discussion about new clean energy technologies and pilot programs that will keep the Empire State, and the world, sustainably energized well into the future.
Hosted by Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, the “Energizing New York” panel will highlight new research and collaborations on Energy Smart Communities, earth source heat for Cornell’s Ithaca campus, and energy producing turbines in the East River. Plus, find out what these technologies and programs mean for the future of the state’s workforce and economic vitality, from Buffalo to Brooklyn.
The panel will take place Sept. 28 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, New York, N.Y. Lunch is provided.
Featured panelists include:
  • Edwin "Todd" Cowen - Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
  • Lara Skinner - Assocate Director of The Worker Institute at Cornell and Chair of the institute's Labor Leading on Climate Initiative 
  • Trey Taylor - Co-Founder, Verdant Power
  • Jeff Tester - The Croll Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University
C. Lindsay Anderson, Cornell University faculty director for energy and Atkinson Center fellow, will serve as moderator.