Past Event

Powering Innovation

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Mon, Sep 15 2014 - 6:00pm

Katie Fehrenbacher, Reporter, GigaOm
David Crane, CEO, NRG
Adam Lowry, Co-Founder and Chief Greenskeeper, Method Products
Arun Majumdar, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford; former Vice President for Energy, Google

Amazon, Apple, Google and your local power company: One of these things is not like the other. But energy executive David Crane says energy firms should aspire to be in league with the strongest tech brands. What’s at stake? Electric companies must quickly find innovative ways to deliver clean and affordable energy, or more severe weather will destabilize the global economy. Government regulation alone won’t get the job done.

How many consumers really want an energy smart home? How can creative disruptors, like cleaning product company Method, influence larger and more powerful companies to be more sustainable? Join us for a conversation about innovation, connected lifestyles and realizing a clean energy future before we fry the planet.