ieee-usa in action - summer 2013 - (Page 39)
around the nation—colorado
GREENTECH 2013 Showcases U.S. IEEE Members’
Commitment to a Sustainable Energy Future
By Patrick E. Meyer, Ph.D.
Through unparalleled work on green technologies, IEEE members continue to shape
a future sustainable energy landscape in
the United States, and around the world.
Today, more than ever, we need domestic energy that’s environmentally sound—
that creates jobs and protects all people.
“The new energy economy,” said former
Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., in his
opening keynote address, “is based on a
balancing of energy, environment, economy and equity.” These words shaped the
two-day IEEE conference on green technology, clean energy, and low-carbon solutions to humanity’s energy and environmental challenges.
In its fifth year, IEEE GREENTECH 2013
brought together 150 people from more
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