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Five Energy and Environmental Leaders to be Honored

Four Generations Event Honors Leaders From 4 Generations Ages 20 to 90

Leaders in Energy is a global action network advancing clean energy and sustainable solutions.”
— Janine Finnell, Executive Director, Leaders in Energy
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, USA, November 27, 2017 / -- On Friday, December 1st, Leaders in Energy will honor five women and men–aged 20s to 90s–who have made outstanding achievements in renewable energy and environmental sustainability. Their collective contributions include buildings that produce more energy than they use; innovative policy to reduce carbon emissions; small-scale, meltdown-proof nuclear power plants; promotion of solar energy for cookstoves in developing countries and refugee camps; and public utility leadership in clean energy.

"Four Generations of Leaders in Clean Energy and Sustainable Solutions” awards ceremony and holiday event is the fourth annual “Four Generations” event recognizing leaders from each generation. It also marks the 50th Leaders in Energy gathering.

The Awardees:
Millennial: Camila Thorndike, Carbon Pricing Campaign Director, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and activist in the “Put a Price on It” DC campaign in Washington, D.C.

Gen X: Lori Arguelles, President and CEO of the Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) in Maryland. AFF oversees a “Living Building” --a hands-on educational resource in the circular economy

Baby Boomer: Kam Ghaffarian, Ph.D., Founder, X Energy, LLC, a nuclear reactor and fuel design engineering services company that is reinventing nuclear energy to be safer and more sustainable

World War II: Louise Meyer, Co-founder of Solar Household Energy, enabling families in villages and refugee camps to cook with solar energy instead of firewood or charcoal.

Leaders in Energy will also present a Lifetime Achievement Award to S. David Freeman, eco-pioneer and author. Freeman has provided progressive leadership to major public utilities coast to coast and was instrumental in shaping efficiency-based energy policy.

“This has been a year of calamities triggered by hurricanes and wildfires. We look forward to hearing from these accomplished leaders on how they are developing clean-energy and sustainable solutions with a visible sense of urgency,” said Janine Finnell, Executive Director of Leaders in Energy.

Refreshments included, the awards will take place on Friday, December 1, at the Crystal Gateway Condominium Complex, 1300 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA, 6-9 pm. Register here.

Janine Finnell
Leaders in Energy
(703) 920-9627
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