Fresh Energy kicks off the Power Pairings Breakfast Series by welcoming Nancy Pfund, Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Investors, and Steve Corneli, Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategy for NRG.
7:00-7:30AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:00-8:30AM Engaging discussion
Town and Country Club
300 North Mississippi River Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55104
The Power Pairings Breakfast Series creates a platform for thought leaders from a variety of industries to come together and discuss the ideas that could change the world we live in.
Nancy Pfund serves as a board member of SolarCity; she is a former board member of Tesla Motors & Pandora and was named #17 in the FORTUNE World’s Top 25 Eco-Innovators. Ms. Pfund received her BA and MA from Stanford University, and her MBA from the Yale School of Management.
Steve Corneli previously served as NRG’s Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs and in the Minnesota Attorney General’s office as the manager of the utility consumer advocacy division. Corneli received his BA from St. John’s College and MA in public policy from the University of Minnesota.
Future events in the series are:
- SMART AND FAST: Cars remaking the world of the electric company. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard on being a national leader and having all city vehicles go electric. Pairing to be announced. September 17
- CARBON NEUTRAL HEATING AND COOLING: Can combined heat and power be fueled by sustainable yields from forestry? Ken Smith, President and CEO of Ever-Green Energy and Katie Fernholz, Executive Director of Dovetail Partners, recognized source of information on forestry-related issues. October 15
- SOLAR FOR ALL: How those trying to block rooftop solar are their own worst enemy. Jon Wellinghoff, Co-chair, Stoel Rives energy team and immediate past Chairman of FERC and James Tong, Vice President, Strategy and Government Affairs, Clean Power Finance. November 18