WHAT: The World Resources Institute (WRI), Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA), and Southface will hold a tele-press conference to discuss the third report in a three-part series on energy opportunities in the Southeast United States. Water and Watts examines the region’s heavy dependence on water for electricity produced at coal and nuclear power plants. The report shows how clean energy policies can protect diminishing freshwater supplies and meet the energy demands of a growing population.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EDT
WHO: Dennis Creech, executive director, Southface
Eliot Metzger, project manager, World Resources Institute
Samantha Putt del Pino, senior associate, World Resources Institute
Alex Tapia, program manager, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance
Ben Taube, executive director, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance
HOW: U.S. Tel. Number: +1 (866)-867-4769 (Passcode 951715); International Tel. Number + 1 (847) 572-2064 (Passcode 951715)
RSVP: Jessica Forres, WRI media officer, +1 (202) 729-7736, email@example.com
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