San Antonio.- CPS Energy’s CEO, Doyle Beneby, will share strategies to prepare for San Antonio’s future at the “Energy All Stars” event on Jan. 19 in Washington, D.C.
In a 15-minute TED-style presentation, Beneby will outline the risks faced by many utilities in preparing for the energy demands of the future, before an audience of approximately 350 business leaders and policy makers, including Dr. Steven Chu, U.S. Energy Secretary, and TED founder Chris Anderson.
On CPS Energy’s blog, Beneby commented, “I’m honored to have been selected to join such a diverse group,” adding that in his talk, he would share some of the guiding factors that have enabled CPS Energy to be successful in its efforts to expand a diverse portfolio of power generating resources, while working to establish San Antonio as a hub for the New Energy Economy.
The Department of Energy (DOE) event coincides with a National Day of Service, and as part of his presentation, Beneby will highlight ways in which San Antonians and CPS Energy customers are ensuring that the energy future of their community is secure, from participating in community-wide planning discussions to using technology that reduces energy demand in homes and businesses.
Other panelists for this event are: Michael Leibreich, CEO of Bloomberg Energy Bill Nye the Science Guy Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm Susan Tierney, Analysis Group Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa “Energy All Stars” will be streamed live via energy.gov/live, and viewers are encouraged to participate live via Facebook and Twitter.