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January 26, 2017

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BNEF and BCSE to Release the 2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook on February 8
Fifth Annual Edition Provides Insight into Key U.S. Energy Statistics and Trends

The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) will release the fifth annual edition of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook at a Washington, D.C. press event at 9:30am on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The Factbook provides insight into key U.S. energy statistics related to energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy and outlines key factors influencing America’s energy infrastructure, economy and environment.

The Factbook provides answers to questions including:

  • What is the cost of energy for consumers and businesses, and how has this changed?
  • How is energy efficiency impacting US economic productivity?
  • How are low electricity and natural gas prices affecting US competitiveness and manufacturing sectors?
  • How are utilities investing in the future of America’s energy infrastructure?
  • How does the US rank globally in terms of clean energy investment?

WHAT: Press launch for the 2017 edition of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook
WHEN: Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 9:30 – 10:30 am Eastern Time
WHERE: Bloomberg LP, 1101 K Street NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20005

Ethan Zindler, Head of Americas, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Colleen Regan, Head of Environmental Markets and Cross-sector Research, North America, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Kathryn Clay, Vice President for Policy Strategy, American Gas Association
Tom Kiernan, CEO, American Wind Energy Association
Mark Wagner, Vice President, Government Relations, Johnson Controls and Chair, BCSE Board of Directors
Linda Church Ciocci, Executive Director, National Hydropower Association
Abigail Ross Hopper, President and CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association

CALL-IN: Provided upon request.
TO RSVP: All media planning to participate in-person or online should register here or RSVP to Ben Finzel at [email protected].

About the Factbook Partners

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) is an industry research firm focused on helping energy professionals generate opportunities. With a team of 200 experts spread across six continents, BNEF provides independent analysis and insight, enabling decision-makers to navigate change in an evolving energy economy. Leveraging the most sophisticated new energy data sets in the world, BNEF synthesizes proprietary data into astute narratives that frame the financial, economic and policy implications of emerging energy technologies. BNEF is powered by Bloomberg’s global network of 19,000 employees in 192 locations, reporting 5,000 news stories a day.

Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) is a coalition of companies and trade associations from the energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy sectors. The Council membership also includes independent electric power producers, investor-owned utilities, public power, commercial end-users and project developers and service providers for energy and environmental markets. Since 1992, the Council has been a leading industry voice advocating for policies at the state, national and international levels that increase the use of commercially-available clean energy technologies, products and services.

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