RETECH 2010 Will Be Held in Washington, DC, February 3-5, 2010
WASHINGTON D.C., Dec. 2, 2009 âEUR" The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and TradeFair Group, an Access Intelligence Company, today announced that Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will be the official Gold Sponsor of its upcoming Renewable Energy Technology Conference & Exhibition, or RETECH 2010.The Conference, which will convene in Washington D.C. on February 3 âEUR" 5, 2010, will bring together over 5,000 key technology, business, finance, and policy leaders to discuss technology innovations that will support our NationâEUR(TM)s goals of increased usage of renewable energy.
âEURoeEvents such as RETECH play a major role in the advancement of technologies and partnerships in support of our NationâEUR(TM)s clean energy future,âEUR said Jim Kohlhaas, Lockheed MartinâEUR(TM)s Vice President of Energy Initiatives. âEURoeSolving a challenge of this complexity will require a collaborative approach to innovation, and Lockheed Martin is proud to participate in such an important dialogue.âEUR
âEURoeACORE is delighted to have Lockheed Martin, a proven leader in solving critical challenges, as an active member of our industry working to address energy and climate challenges,âEUR said Tom Weirich, ACOREâEUR(TM)s Vice President of Membership & Corporate Relations. âEURoeThe renewable industry is driven by technology advancements, and RETECH will gather key leaders in business and the government to strategize where the industry is going in 2010.âEUR
Conference sessions will focus on the private sector's role in responding to the emerging need for clean energy technologies (wind, solar, hydro, ocean, geothermal, and biomass/ biofuels/ waste-to-energy), plus cross-cutting sessions on markets, technology, finance and policy. Discussions will incorporate presentations on hydrogen, fuel cells, batteries and other energy storage technologies, transmission, smart grid distributed generation, energy efficiency, green buildings, and other topics related to renewable energy. Leading global corporations and organizations will showcase their products and technologies for top representatives from the public sector, as well as multiple financiers and investors who are shaping the market domestically and abroad.
Lockheed Martin is working with its customers to address the nationâEUR(TM)s energy and climate challenges in the areas of energy efficiency, management and storage, next-generation alternative energy generation, and climate monitoring. The Corporation provides a full range of energy and climate solutions to the government and regulated industry, including the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, state and regional energy organizations, utilities and businesses.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2008 sales of $42.7 billion. For additional information, visit our Web site: http://www.lockheedmartin.com