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Two hundred energy experts discuss problems and seek solutions to keep California on the right track

Energy conference in Tahoe brings together energy purveyors, customers and insiders to 'Get it Right'

 July 18, 2008 
Sacramento, CA --
The California Manufacturers & Technology Association will hold its annual energy conference -- Getting it Right: California Energy Policies and Climate Change Goals -- from July 23 to 25 at Harvey's Resort and Casino in South Lake Tahoe. Ensuring adequate, affordable and reliable energy supplies is a challenge even without the additional requirements of AB 32, California’s groundbreaking climate change law. In the rush to implement AB 32, we need to monitor and manage the fundamentals of energy policy to keep the economy strong.

Both Thursday and Friday are open to print media.
    Key speakers include:
    Yakout Mansour -- President & CEO , CA Independent Systems Operator
    Severin Borenstein -- University of California Berkeley, Energy Institute
    John Fielder -- President, Southern California Edison
    Kip Lipper -- Office of Senate President pro Tempore Don Perata
    Darren Bouton – Deputy Cabinet Secretary, Office of Governor Schwarzenegger
Registration for credentialed media is free. You can register here, as well as view the full agenda and conference attendees.

CMTA will also blog the conference with key quotes, debate items and commentary throughout Thursday and Friday. The blog is posted live on but blog items will also be e-mailed to you.

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