TORONTO, April 21 /CNW/ -
WHAT: Green energy experts from Germany, Denmark and the U.S. will
share their views of Ontario's proposed Green Energy Act, and
outline what Ontario and Canada can do to grow its renewable
energy and create jobs.
Ontario's proposed Green Energy Act is based on successful models
from European countries, including Germany and Spain. While in
Toronto, the experts will participate in a number of events,
including: renewable energy roundtable with MPPs; public event at
Convocation Hall; breakfast presentation at the Toronto Board of
Trade; and, a panel discussion at the Green Living Show.
WHO: Dr. Hermann Scheer, Member of the German Parliament; President of
EUROSOLAR (the European Association for Renewable Energy);
General Chairman of the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE)
Denis Hayes, National Coordinator of the first Earth Day in 1970;
President and CEO of the Bullitt Foundation
Preben Maegaard, Danish renewable energy pioneer; president of
the World Wind Energy Association; vice-president of EUROSOLAR
Deb Doncaster, Chair, Green Energy Act Alliance
WHEN: Thursday, April 23, 2009
WHERE: Media Studio
Room 148, Legislative Building
INTERVIEWS: The green energy experts are available for individual
interviews during their two-day visit to Toronto.
Note: Media who are not members of the Queen's Park press gallery must
obtain a media pass from the press gallery office, room 387A.
For further information:
For further information: Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (416)
323-9521 ext. 232, (647) 280-9521 (cell)