Event Advisory/ Applied Materials to Host Discussion on How U.S. Renewable Energy Policies Can Drive Solar Growth
MUNICH--The United States Congress is currently formulating comprehensive clean energy legislation that will be critical to the growth of solar and other renewable energy sources in the U.S. and around the world. In conjunction with the Intersolar 2009 tradeshow being held in Munich from May 27-29, Applied Materials is hosting a press event with solar industry experts to discuss how these proposed new policies will shape the future of solar power and open new markets, including the vast and fragmented American utility market.
What: Where: When: Who:
“Is it Solar’s Time in the United States?”
International Gasteemphang West at EG at the Messe
Thursday, May 28, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Winfried Hoffmann, VP and CTO Energy and Environmental Solutions, Applied Materials
Rhone Resch, President and CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association, a leading trade association for the solar energy industry in the United States
John Antone, VP of Marketing, Energy and Environmental Solutions, Applied Materials
Government policies have been vital to growing the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry around the world. It remains to be seen what the U.S. government will ultimately do to spur renewable energy, given America’s complex and regional energy production market. Discussion will focus on these and other key questions:
Intersolar 2009 is the world's largest solar technology trade fair focused on the Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal and Solar Architecture markets.