SOLAR 2022: Energy Transition with Economic Justice, Hybrid Event at the University of New Mexico and Online, June 21 - 24

  • 21 June 2022 To 24 June 2022
  • Event Host : American Solar Energy Society
  • Event Location : University of New Mexico, Student Union Building, 1 87106 US, Albuquerque, NM, 87131, United States
ASES SOLAR 2022: Energy Transition with Economic Justice
Event Description

The theme of this year’s SOLAR 2022 conference is “Energy Transition with Economic Justice,” and focuses on an equitable renewable energy transformation.

For this conference, ASES is partnering with their New Mexico Chapter, the New Mexico Solar Energy Association (NMSEA), which is celebrating 50 years of achievements.

The Opening Reception wil be held on Tuesday, June 21. The Reception will Noam Chomsky. The Reception will also feature poems by local poets Beata Tsosie Peña, Jimmy Santiago Baca and Hakim Bellamy.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • American Solar Energy Society
  • Agenda
    • The conference will feature three keynote sessions throughout the week:

      Wednesday, June 22 – Governments’ Role in the Renewable Energy Transformation
      Featuring Michelle Lujan Grisham, New Mexico Governor, Martin Heinrich, United States Senator for New Mexico, Ron Darnell, Senior Vice President for Public Policy at PNM and Dave Renné, Past President of the International Solar Energy Society

      Thursday, June 23 – Ensuring a Just & Equitable Transformation
      Featuring Shalanda Baker, Secretarial Advisor on Equity and Deputy Director for Energy Justice at the Department of Energy (DOE), Wahleah Johns, Director of the U.S. DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, Jonathan Nez, President of the Navajo Nation and Nicole Sitaraman, Deputy Director, Office of Public Participation at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

      Friday, June 24 – Solar Design, Architecture and the Future of Solar Education
      Featuring Ed Mazria, founder of Architecture 2030, Sandra Begay, Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, Dan Arvizu, New Mexico State University (NMSU) Chancellor and Gigi Goldman and Hal Aronson co-founders of We Share Solar
  • Event type
    • Conference

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