CleanTech Conference: Big Solar
May 7th, 2008 brings on the second annual Berkeley-Stanford CleanTech Conference: Big Solar. The goal of the conference is to bring members of the academia, policy and business communities together to:
- Provide a multi-dimensional perspective on the opportunities and challenges in various clean technology sectors
- Attract, integrate, and cross pollinate projects and ideas between the Business and Engineering schools
- Create a framework from which innovation will breed into next generation Clean Technology
The event will feature panelists from PG&E, MMA Renewable Ventures, SunPower Corp., Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, GreenVolts, Cool Earth Solar, Suntech and Cal SIEA.
This conference is taking place in May 7th from 12:00pm to 7pm a the SRI International auditorium (333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park). Registration costs are $15 for Berkeley and Stanford students and $60 for non-students.
For more information, please visit their website.
Though get togethers like this are important, it is unlikely the solar industry will continue to grow without the extension of the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC). Thomas Friedman’s op-ed in the New York Times today describes how important it is…
Brian, that was a very well written piece by Friedman and right on the mark.