Charlotte Convention Center
The 2012 Southeastern Coastal Wind Conference is a first-of-its-kind event that highlights Southeastern assets for wind energy deployment within the region. The conference is a collaborative effort involving more than 40 regional stakeholders from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Topics will include the region’s supply chain, resource, and market strengths to educate decision makers about costs, benefits, and policy options for wind energy. Offshore and coastal onshore wind energy will be discussed at this conference with a concentration on offshore wind energy.
The agenda features a slate of renowed speakers including Keith Crisco, Secretary, North Carolina Department of Commerce; Eric Lantz, Energy Analyst, National Renewable Energy Labs; and Ivan Urlaub, Executive Director, North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.
Keynote speaker: Ned Farquhar, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior