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Babcock & Wilcox to Participate in U.S. Department of Energy Global Clean Energy Action Forum in Pittsburgh Sept. 21-23, 2022
- B&W Chairman and CEO Kenneth Young will join industry leaders and U.S. DOE officials for Cleantech Leaders Roundtable Thursday, Sept. 22
- B&W will sponsor the Forum’s 4 C’s Celebration: Clemente, Community, Commerce & Climate roundtable event
(AKRON, Ohio – September 20, 2022) – Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) is proud to announce its participation in the 2022 Global Clean Energy Action Forum, organized by the U.S. Department of Energy and Carnegie Mellon University, Sept. 21-23, 2022, in Pittsburgh, Pa. B&W Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Young will be a featured speaker in a special roundtable discussion with other key energy industry leaders and U.S. DOE officials on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. ET.
The 4 C’s Celebration: Clemente, Community, Commerce & Climate roundtable will be held at the Roberto Clemente Museum and will focus on “The Pivot from Research to Commercialization.”
“I look forward to participating in the Cleantech Leaders Roundtable and joining U.S. DOE officials and industry leaders, including our energy storage partner EOS Energy Enterprises, Inc., for an in-depth discussion of the challenges and opportunities in taking clean energy technologies from the research phase to commercialization in support of the global clean energy transition,” Young said. “B&W is one of the leaders in the clean energy revolution, with technologies to help utilities and industry reduce emissions and fight climate change, including renewable energy generation, solar power construction and services, emissions control technologies, energy storage, and our ClimateBrightTM suite of decarbonization and hydrogen solutions.”
“Meeting the U.N.’s worldwide goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 requires creative solutions and new ways to help move game-changing ideas from the research lab to the field,” he said. “The Global Clean Energy Action Forum is a great way to help foster the dialogue and public-private cooperation needed to turn bold ideas into world-changing actions and we’re honored to be invited to participate in this event.”
The first-ever U.S.-hosted Global Clean Energy Action Forum is being held Sept. 21-23, 2022, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Clean energy leaders from around the world will unite to accelerate the clean energy transition while responding to global security needs. Key speakers will include U.S. DOE Secretary Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, and many others.
The event is open to all who wish to attend, and more event details and registration can be found at https://gceaf.org.
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