WASHINGTON (April 28, 2009) –
What: Today’s focus on climate change means issues and opportunities in developing energy technologies that support “realistic" sustainability, particularly in the areas of nuclear, clean coal, wind and solar energy.
Mark Herlach, a Partner at Sutherland whose practice focuses on legal issues at the intersection of corporate and energy law, will moderate a panel discussion at the annual Transatlantic Business Conference of the British American Business Council, focusing on “realistic sustainability" and the issues and opportunities involved in developing nontraditional methods for generating power. The panelists feature executives from four leading energy companies doing business in the U.S. and U.K., including:
Dr. Aris Candris, CEO of Westinghouse (nuclear).
Steven E. Winberg, Vice President of Research and Development for Consol Energy, the largest coal company in the U.S. (clean coal).
Denise Bode, CEO of American Wind Energy Association (wind).
Rhone Resch, President of Solar Energy Industries Association (solar).
Where: The Transatlantic Business Conference of the British American Business Association
April 29 to May 1, 2009
Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
Contact: For more information about the British American Business Association (BABA) annual conference, or to arrange for an interview with Mr. Herlach about issues and opportunities in developing sustainable energy solutions in the United States and Britain, contact: Megan Miotti at 404.853.8438 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN LLP
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving sophisticated legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm handles matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, financial services, energy and environmental, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that ranges from small and medium-sized start-up businesses to Fortune 100 companies.
ABOUT THE BRITISH AMERICAN BUSINESS COUNCIL
The British American Business Council (BABC) brings together executives and policymakers from the United States and the United Kingdom to discuss issues of common interest. BABC is the largest transatlantic business organization with 26 chapters and more than 3,000 member businesses.