7TH ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY EXPO + FORUM

Will bring together more than 50 companies from across the United States representing more than two dozen renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

WHEN:


Tuesday - September 7, 2004

Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO: 11:00 am - 6:30 pm

News Briefing: 2:30 pm (featuring Members of Congress, White House
spokespersons)

Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Forum: 1:45 pm - 5:15 pm


WHERE:

EXPO + News Briefing: Caucus Room - Room 345; Cannon House Office Building Renewable Energy + Energy Efficiency Forum: Room 340 - Cannon House Office Building U.S. House of Representatives 1st Street & Independence Avenue, S.E.; Washington, D.C. 20515


WHAT:

The Seventh Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO will bring together more than 50 companies from across the United States
representing more than two dozen renewable energy and energy efficiency
technologies. Previous EXPO's have drawn nearly 3,000 visitors including
Members of Congress, congressional staff, Executive Branch officials, the
media, and interested members of the general public.

Free ice cream and soft drinks will also be available to all attendees.

A news conference featuring Members of Congress and Administration
spokespersons is scheduled for 2:30 pm.

Also being featured this year will be a Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency
Forum consisting of video presentations and two panel discussions that will
highlight the technical and economic potential of the cross-section of
sustainable energy technologies. (See details below.)

The EXPO and the Forum are free-of-charge and open to the public. No
reservations or RSVPs are required.


WHO:

The EXPO is co-sponsored by the members of the House and Senate Renewable
Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucuses * and the Sustainable Energy Coalition
**.

* The House and Senate Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucuses are
non-legislative, information-sharing organizations which include 224 and 33
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate respectively.

** The Sustainable Energy Coalition is a coalition of nearly 100 national &
state business, environmental, consumer, and energy policy organizations
that collectively represent several thousand companies, community groups,
and municipal utilities. Founded in 1992, the coalition works to promote
increased use of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Ken Bossong, coordinator
Sustainable Energy Coalition
1612 "K" Street, N.W.; #202-A; Washington, D.C. 20006
202-293-2898, ext.201; Kbossong614@yahoo.com

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RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY FORUM
(Room 340 - Cannon House Office Building: 1:45 pm - 5:30 pm)

Video Presentations: 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Come watch a series of video presentations demonstrating each of the
technologies being highlighted at the EXPO.

THE STORY OF BIOMASS POWER - ELECTRIC UTILITIES (9 minutes, 30 seconds)

ETHANOL - FUEL OF THE FUTURE (7 minutes, 45 seconds)

GEOTHERMAL Energy - A RENEWABLE OPTION (10 minutes)

SOLAR - TEXAS ENERGY INDEPENDENCE (3 minutes, 45 seconds)

THE POWER OF THE WIND (11 minutes)

DAWN OF THE HYDROGEN AGE (4 minutes, 30 seconds)

FUEL CELLS - ENERGY REVOLUTION (8 minutes)

HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY (18 minutes)

ENERGY SMART SCHOOLS (10 minutes)

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Panel Discussions: 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Come hear two panels of experts discussing the technical and economic
potential of each of the major renewable energy and energy efficiency
technologies to address climate change, energy imports and other
energy-related issues over the next 20 years.

A. Energy Efficiency Panel: 3:15 - 3:55
Keynote Speaker - Anna Aurilio (US Public Interest Research Group)
Panelist #1 - Bill Prindle (American Council for an Energy Efficient
Economy) - industry
Panelist #2 - Kateri Callahan (Alliance to Save Energy) [invited] -
appliances, lighting, buildings
Panelist #3 - Michelle Robinson (Union of Concerned Scientists) [invited] -
transportation
Panelist #4 - Jennifer Schafer (Cascade Associates) - fuel cells
Panelist #5 - John Jimeson (US Combined Heat & Power Association) - CHP +
district energy
Panelist #6 - Becky Blood (American Public Power Association) [invited] -
utilities + transmission

Q&A: 3:55 - 4:10

B. Renewable Energy Panel: 4:15 - 4:55
Keynote Speaker - Scott Sklar (Stella Group)
Panelist #1 - Karl Gawell (Geothermal Energy Association) - geothermal
Panelist #2 - Mark Stover (National Hydropower Association) - hydropower
Panelist #3 - Bill Holmberg (New Uses Council) - liquid biofuels
Panelist #4 - Genevieve Cullen (American Bioenergy Association) - biomass
Panelist #5 - Jaime Steve (American Wind Energy Association) - wind
Panelist #6 - Colin Murchie (Solar Energy Industries Association) - solar

Q&A: 4:55 - 5:10

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MORE THAN 50 EXHIBITORS REPRESENTING ALL 50 STATES

1.) 3M - all 50 states
2.) Acuity Brands - Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, California, Texas, New
Jersey
3.) Advanced Energy - North Carolina
4.) American Council on Renewable Energy - all 50 states
5.) Ballard Power Systems - Michigan, Massachusetts
6.) Beacon Power Corp. - Massachusetts
7.) BP Solar - Maryland, California
8.) Calpine Geothermal - California; generates power in 21 states
9.) Capstone Turbine Corporation - California
10.) Cardinal Glass Industries - WA, OR, CA, AZ, ND, OK, TX, MN, WI, IA, IN,
VA, NC, GA
11.) Caterpillar Inc. - Illinois + 278 company facilities & 207 dealers
nationwide
12.) Chesapeake Wind + Solar - Maryland
13.) CMC Energy Services - Maryland, Pennsylvania + distribution outlets
throughout the U.S.
14.) Cummins Power Generation - Indiana, Minnesota, Kentucky, Ohio + more
than 170 distributor locations
15.) E-MON - Pennsylvania, California, Texas, Washington DC
16.) Energy Conversion Devices, Inc./Ovonic - Michigan, California, Ohio
17.) Eprida, Inc. - Georgia
18.) Fuel Cell Energy - Connecticut, California
19.) GemTech Products - Arizona
20.) GHD, Inc. - Wisconsin, Washington
21.) General Motors Alternative Fuels - Michigan
22.) Geothermal Education Office - California
23.) Home Depot - 1,731 stores in 50 states + DC and Puerto Rico
24.) ICM Inc./Fagen, Inc.-MN, NE, SC, KS, IL, MI, ND, IA, WI, SD, WY, OR,
KY, NJ, MO, CO, IN, MI, OH, FL
25.) IdaTech, LLC - Oregon
26.) Isofoton - Washington DC
27.) John F. Cockerill, Inc./Exquisite Heat Technology - New York
28.) Johnson Controls - present in all 50 states with 257 Sales & Services
Offices + 9 manufacturing plants
29.) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - California, Washington DC
30.) Millennium Cell Inc. - New Jersey
31.) National Hydropower Association - all 50 states
32.) National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Colorado, Washington DC
33.) Navy Department Geothermal Program Office - California
34.) Nextek Power Systems - New York, California
35.) Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Tennessee
36.) Ocean Power Technologies - New Jersey
37.) Plug Power Inc. - New York, Washington DC
38.) Power Integrations - California, Georgia, Illinois
39.) RadTech - Association for UV & EB Technology - Maryland
40.) Sacramento Municipal Utility District - California
41.) Sharp Solar Systems - California, Tennessee, Virginia, New Jersey
42.) Solargenix - North Carolina, Illinois, Arizona, California, Nevada,
Washington DC
43.) Southwest Windpower - Arizona; products can be found in all 50 states
44.) Sterling Planet - Georgia, Florida, Conecticut, New York, Texas
45.) Uni-Solar: United Solar Ovonic LLC - Michigan, California
46.) United Technologies Corporation Fuel Cells - CT, CA, NV, NJ, NY, NC, VA
+ outlets in all 50 states
47.) U.S. Department of Interior - all 50 states
48.) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - "Energy Star" + Renewables - all
50 states
49.) Verdant Power, LLC - Virginia, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts,
Vermont, Mississippi, California, DC
50.) Vestas Wind - Illinois
51.) WorldWater Corp. - New Jersey, California

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