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Kentuckians have made it clear that we want an energy future that supports jobs, health, equity and climate – and we have great ideas for how to bring that about. The Empower Kentucky Summit will be largest gathering ever of a diverse set of Kentuckians figuring out what it will take to bring about Kentucky’s Bright Energy Future. 

For the past year we’ve been listening to the ideas, hopes and needs of Kentuckians, learning from what other states have done, and tapping into technological and economic expertise to put together a draft plan for what’s possible, what it will take and why it matters for Kentucky to make a just transition to a clean energy economy 

If you’re interested in being part of a well-informed, creative, visionary, justice-oriented conversation about building the agenda for Kentucky’s energy future, join us September 30 – October 1 in Louisville.

Click here to register to attend! 

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Saturday, October 1 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ramping Up Energy Efficiency Across Our Economy

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Energy efficiency is a win-win-win strategy that can generate financial savings across our economy while creating jobs and reducing harmful pollution. It’s an especially important strategy in Kentucky, where our homes and businesses use a lot more electricity than the national average. In this workshop we’ll learn about promising ways utilities, states and energy service providers are helping customers save money by saving energy – including in the industrial, commercial and residential sectors. And we’ll discuss what’s needed to significantly grow these types of programs to better serve Kentuckians.


Moderators
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Dana Beasley Brown

Immediate past chairperson, KFTC
Dana Beasley Brown is KFTC’s Chairperson and lives in Bowling Green with her husband and children. She is passionate about economic justice, empowering low-income communities, and restoring government to what it should and can be. She works at the youth services center at Bowling... Read More →

Speakers
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Tammy Agard

Partner, EEtility
After spending 5 years implementing the Clinton Climate Initiatives HEAL program in Arkansas, Tammy co-founded EEtility in late 2014 determined to help low to moderate income families access the resources they need to make their homes energy efficient. Tammy specializes in utility... Read More →
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Joshua Bills

Energy Efficient Enterprises Coordinator, MACED
Josh works for a Community Development Financial Institution, Mountain Association for Community Economic Development, assisting the lending team in developing financing opportunities for energy reduction and renewable energy projects. A former renewable energy installation entrepreneur... Read More →
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Meegan Kelly

Senior Research Analyst, Industry Program, ACEEE
Meegan Kelly is a Senior Research Analyst for the Industry Program at the AmericanCouncil for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) in Washington, DC. She conductsresearch, analysis, and outreach on energy efficiency policies and programs impactingthe industrial sector in the United... Read More →



Saturday October 1, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm EDT
Breakout Space #2 Kentucky Center for African American Heritage

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