Monday, June 27, 2011

Former Colorado Governor to Speak to CCIA Members Tomorrow

Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter will be the featured speaker tomorrow as part of the Colorado Center for Renewable Energy Economic Development (CREED) Pitch Practice Program. Ritter will provide an update on his new role as the Director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University.

He spoke to The Denver Post recently gave a preview of what he’s been up to since creating the center just four months ago. Backed by private funds, the center is aimed at national energy policy and economic initiatives related to clean technologies.

Specifically, he outlined goals for:

  • Creating federal legislation for establishing clean energy policies
  • Drawing clean-energy and efficiency businesses to Colorado
  • Creating a Colorado-based venture capital firm to advance clean energy research

You can read the full text of today’s article here:

To hear more about Ritter’s plan for creating a nationwide “new energy economy,” be sure to attend the CREED/CCIA meeting tomorrow. Today is the last day to register.

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