At the American Council on Renewable Energy's RETECH conference and expo last week, I was able to listen to a few presentations on renewables and transportation. It's always interesting to hear about the auto industry from people on the outside, and the RETECH presentations lived up to expectations. I'll be writing about a few of them this week.
While most of the media attention in DC today is focused on the CEO hearings, over in the Cannon Building on The Hill, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is holding its long-planned Phase II Renewable Energy National Policy Forum. The big name speakers were former CIA head James Woolsey and New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman (we'll cover his talk in a bit).