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Charged 2020: The Global Renewable Energy Forum

The second annual senior executive summit, Charged 2020: The Global Renewable Energy Forum, is now open for registration. The event will take place on July 11 and 12, at the University of San Diego.

Co-sponsored by Natural Awakenings, Charged 2020 brings together key business leaders, researchers, technologists, policy makers, entrepreneurs and investors along the renewable energy generation, storage and smart grids value chain. The aim of the forum is to discuss strategic opportunities for creating a clean energy future through the development of sustainable technologies and innovative leadership practices.

Experts will speak on topics that include sustainable solutions to today’s energy challenges; identifying the next breakthrough renewable energy technologies; smart grid technology to modernize power grid reliability and efficiency; enhancing battery innovation through successful partnerships and collaboration; the future of electric cars and smart grid integration; the next generation of biofuels; new developments in government funding; strategies for growing venture capital investment; and successful innovation under increasing regulations.

Noteworthy speakers at this year’s forum include Eric Isaacs, director, Argonne National Laboratory; Sue Ellerbusch, VP North America, BP Biofuels; Joe Heinzmann, senior director, Energy Storage Solutions, Altairnano; Mark Bellinger, vice president of business development and government regulations, Infineon Technologies; David M. Mazaika, chief operating officer, Quantum Technologies; Yves Grincort, group leader and research officer, National Research Council of Canada; Neil Gerber, global power generation solution leader, IBM; and a number of other key executives.

For more information or to register, email [email protected] or visit