Co-op Executive Director gives TED talk on RE in PA

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Press Contact: Morgan Pitts – 215.413.2122 x19

The Energy Co-op’s Damali Rhett to Speak at First Installment of Mini-Ted Talk Series Sponsored by Philadelphia WRISE

 The Energy Co-op’s Damali Rhett will give a “Mini Ted Talk” about her ideas on the future of Pennsylvania’s renewable energy landscape Tuesday, April 10 as part of a new event series sponsored by the Philadelphia Chapter of the WRISE (Women in Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy).  An internationally recognized expert in the energy arena, Rhett is executive director of The Energy Cooperative Association of Pennsylvania which serves residents and businesses in the southeast region of the state.

Rhett and other industry experts will take part in what WRISE is calling the first installment of a Mini-Ted Talk Happy Hour.  The event will be held at Han Dynasty located at 123 Chestnut Street from 5 pm to 8 pm.  There is no charge but registration is requested.

Interested parties can register here.

Rhett will join other prominent women in the energy field including Emily Schapira, Philadelphia Energy Authority, Ariel Lager, Customized Energy Solutions and Christina Simeone, The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania

Rhett recently served as a panelist on the topic of data utilization at the Energy Thought Summit (ETS) in Austin, Texas.  Under Rhett’s leadership, The Energy Co-op has launched an extensive community engagement program to help residents learn more about energy and how to use it more sustainably.

Founded in 1979, the Energy Co-op, based in Philadelphia, PA, envisions a world in which empowered energy consumers create a sustainable future. Through member ownership, the company seeks to support local economies while providing quality services in the ever-growing cooperative movement. The company offers the following products:  clean electricity, renewable natural gas, and standard heating oil.

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