Two DOE assistant secretaries among IES headliners
Two Department of Energy assistant secretaries will be among the headliners of the 3rd Annual Intermountain Energy Summit Aug. 9–10 in Idaho Falls.
John Kotek, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, and David Friedman, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, will be part of what has come to be known as “Federal Morning” on the summit’s second day. Rep. Mike Simpson, chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Water and Energy also will speak. Sen. Mike Crapo will speak on day one and Gov. Butch Otter will speak on day two.
Steve Curwood, Host and Producer of National Public Radio’s Living on Earth program will keynote day two. Opening day keynote speaker will be Michael Shellenberger, founder of the energy think tank Environmental Progress. Other speakers are a who’s who of energy, including Kevan Weaver of Bill Gates’ energy company TerraPower; Mark Peters, director of the Idaho National Laboratory; Robert Kahn, executive director of the Northwest and Intermountain Power Producers Coaltion; Maria Korsnick, COO of the Nuclear Energy Institute; and Susan Petty, president of the geothermal company AltaRock. For details, please click on either the Program or Speakers tabs.
We welcome attendees of the H2@Scale group meetings and members of the Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance Board to the Intermountain Energy Summit.
in partnership with
Steve Curwood, Host and Executive Producer of NPR’s “Living on Earth”
Michael Shellenberger, Breakthrough Institute
Rep. Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Water and Energy
John Kotek, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy
David Friedman, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter
U.S. Senator Mike Crapo
Mark Peters, Director, Idaho National Laboratory
Todd Allen, Third Way and University of Wisconson
Michael Hagood, INL-DOE Regional Clean Energy Initiative
Dr. Christina A. Back, Director of Inertial Fusion and Advanced Fission Nuclear Technologies Division, General Atomics
Maria Korsnick, COO, Nuclear Energy Institute
Susan Petty, President and CTO, AltaRock
Doug Hunter, General Manager, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems
Robert D. Kahn, Executive Director, Northwest and Intermountain Power Producers Association