SOURCE: DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability

DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability

April 23, 2012 08:01 ET

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense a Featured Panelist at DNV KEMA Utility of the Future Leadership Forum 2012

Dorothy Robyn to Discuss Customer's Role in Achieving Sustainability Goals

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - Apr 23, 2012) - Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations & Environment Dorothy Robyn will be a featured panelist at DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability's fifth annual Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, "Pathway to excellence." Robyn will serve on a panel titled "Customers at the helm" at the DNV KEMA forum, May 14-16, 2012, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC.

Robyn provides management and oversight of military installations worldwide and manages environmental, safety, and occupational health programs for the Department. As a speaker at the 2011 Washington Energy Summit, Robyn stated that the Defense Department is prioritizing energy in many ways, including cost-effectiveness, security, and advancement. "We are committed to improving our energy performance for mission reasons, and we're taking energy into account in everything we do," said Robyn. In addressing customer needs and participation at the DNV KEMA conference, Robyn said that technologies demonstrated to be effective for the Department are "likely to work for the rest of the country."

The 2012 Utility of the Future Leadership Forum features one and one-half days of discussions about the dynamic changes facing the utility industry and the paths that innovators have taken toward a sustainable energy future. Two CEO panels will explore the challenges of building the future utility in very different economic environments, while other panels will feature topics such as sustainable power supply, innovation and the future, and engaging customers in sustainability. Throughout the forum, there will be high-level networking opportunities to share perspectives, collaborate, and engage in dialog.

Senior executives are invited to join their peers in the Utility of the Future discussion to share ideas and discover opportunities that can help shape a more sustainable, reliable, and profitable utility of the future. Register and learn more about the Utility of the Future Leadership Forum 2012.

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