Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2017
Jonathan Pershing, lead U.S. negotiator for Paris climate accord, speaking with SVES attendees after his keynote address
The debate: Will benefits to the U.S. from fracking outweigh the costs?
SVES participants networking outdoors near sponsor displays
"Energy and environment in the Trump administration" panel, from left: Alice Hill, Lynn Orr, Jon Pershing and Liz Sherwood-Randall
Jim Sweeney, director of the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, host of SVES
Panel on advanced energy efficiency, from left: Greg Wikler, Kurt Shickman and Lauren Casentini
Conversations for Action topics included distributed energy resources, here led by Jon Wellinghoff
Community choice aggregation speakers included, from left, Ralph Renne, Jan Pepper and Tom Habashi. (Not pictured: Rand Havens)
Jeff Byron on the final debate tally: "By the narrowest of margins, we have a tie."
SVES offers many opportunities to meet colleagues with shared interests.
California ISO CEO Steve Berberich speaks as part of the grid security panel.
Artist Michael Killen talks with participant about his annual SVES painting.
BMW's Adam Langton makes a point as part of the transportation data panel, with Mark Platshon, left, and Jane Macfarlane.
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