GoingGreen! Meetup - April

Greener Technology Through Innovation, Investing, and Industry Experts

Experts, investors, and entrepreneurs meet in Palo Alto, California on April 28, 2008 at 6:00pm to provide innovative and insight into the cutting edge clean tech marketplace.

    The group, Going Green, meets once per month and focuses on discussing real world ecological and sustainable development issues while developing new products, services and companies to address real world issues. A panel of experts in the field discuss their expertise and how to excel in the clean tech industry. Each panel includes investors, funders, entrepreneurs, and innovators making a strong impact in the industry, often owners of leading organizations.

Join Craig Lewis, VP Gov9t Relations, GreenVolts, as he discusses

"Accelerating the Transition to Smart Energy"


Two additions added:

We will be adding a "Challenge" section ahead of the event. This is optional, if you9d still like to come
at the original time, you may. But we9ll add this section from 6-7pm and a new "Focused Networking"
will be added from 5:30-6:00pm.



5:30 - 6:00 pm    "Focused Networking"
                            (Details to follow)
                            (Volunteer Help is need with Nametags Ahead of Time & Reg. Table)

6:00 - 6:05 pm     Welcome

6:05 - 6:15 pm     "Challenge"
                            (Details to follow)

6:15 - 6:40 pm     Breakout Session
                                   Brainstorm "Real World Solutions"

                            (Volunteer Facilitatos are needed with Nametags Ahead of Time & Reg. Table)

6:40 - 7:00 pm     Groups Come Together
                             Discuss "Real World Action Plans"

7:00 - 7:05 pm     Welcome to Entire Group
                             (not expecting everyone to be in earlier sessions!)

7:05 - 7:15 pm     Introductions - Around the Room

7:15 - 8:10 pm     Main Presentation/Facilitation
                             --- A dialogue, not a monologue from the featured speaker/facilitator (extensive participation from as many attendees as possible please!)

(focus: LOCAL actionable items be people and companies TODAY)

8:10 - 8:15 pm      Announcements

8:15 - 9:00 pm      Networking with Featured Speaker(s) and Fellow Travelers

9:15 pm                 CLOSE OF In Person Event

If you would like to attend this month9s meeting, it will be held at DLA Piper, at 2000 University Avenue, in Palo Alto, California on April 28, 2008 at 6:00pm. The meetings take place one per month on the fourth Monday9s of each month.


Craig Lewis, VP Government Relations, GreenVolts

Craig Lewis, VP of Government Relations, has over 20 years of experience working in high growth industries, including solar, wireless, and semiconductors. Prior to GreenVolts, Mr. Lewis owned and operated an independent government relations consultancy catering to solar technology companies. He also spearheaded energy policy development for Steve Westly9s 2006 gubernatorial campaign in California.

Additionally, Mr. Lewis has held senior corporate development, marketing, and government relations positions at wireless and semiconductor leaders, including Qualcomm, Ericsson, LinCom Wireless, Comarco Wireless, and Altera. He was active in lobbying for the long-sought approval of CDMA technology in China, and has led the establishment of several successful business operations throughout Asia. Mr. Lewis received his MBA and MSEE from the University of Southern California, and his BSEE from UC Berkeley.


GreenVolts, Inc.

GreenVolts is a San Francisco company with the mission of making solar energy economical. The company has developed state-of-the-art concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) technology that achieves unparalleled solar-to-electricity conversion efficiency through an innovative integration of optics and solar tracking. Like central station power plants, GreenVolts? technology is a complete power plant designed for delivering the lowest levelized cost of energy.

Also, like traditional solar panels on roof-tops, GreenVolts? power plants are sited close to loads, increasing efficiency and further reducing cost. GreenVolts is currently constructing a California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved solar power plant that will fulfill a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). This 2 MW power plant will be interconnected to PG&E?s 12kV distribution lines near Tracy, California.


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