SOURCE: Indiana Green Business

Indiana Green Business

June 08, 2009 06:00 ET

Business Incentives to Go Green in Indiana Panel Discussion and Networking Event on June 11, 2009

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - June 8, 2009) - On Thursday, June 11, the Green Business Network (GBN) will present Indiana Green Business networking series event at the Columbia Club located on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. The event is the first of three that GBN will conduct through the end of 2009.

By means of panel discussion and networking, this event will focus on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funding (ARRA) and governmental grants available on federal, state and local levels for Indiana energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy projects.

Panel speakers include Paul Krievins of Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, Rick Wajda of Indiana Builders Association, Ryan Asberry of Indiana Economic Development Corporation, and Kären Haley with Indianapolis Office of Sustainability.

The event is sponsored by ENERGY SYSTEMS GROUP (ESG) -- an award-winning energy services company that specializes in delivering sustainable energy solutions which allow building owners to maximize their energy efficiency and operational performance, while reducing their carbon footprint. Through its core business of performance contracting, ESG provides customers with innovative energy efficiency, technology, and long-term financing solutions for modernization of their facilities and energy infrastructure. Renewable energy solutions and assets are adding a whole new dimension to ESG's growth. ESG has developed facility improvements and energy efficiency projects for customers in the education, healthcare, local, state & federal government, and business sectors. For more information about ESG, visit or call Meram El Ramahi at 812-492-3734.

This GBN program seeks diversity in its attendance, which will include corporate leaders, business professionals, business owners, local policymakers, educators, and local media persons. GBN has reserved two full hours for event guests to engage in green networking.

To register for Indiana green business stimulus funds discussion event in advance, visit

To register for the second Green Business Network event -- "Greenhouse Gas Legislation: Will your Business Survive in a Cap and Trade World?" on September 3rd, 2009, go to

Part of the proceeds will benefit the Indiana Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council and the Hoosier Environmental Council.

With a mission to make Indiana a sustainable and healthy place to live, GBN empowers Indiana's green businesses through education, promotion and connection. For more information about the GBN, visit

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Lena Lucas