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March 17, 2024 | Tom Ballard

TAEBC’s annual meeting about a week away

The program features a welcome from the host, four individual presentations, and two panels.

The annual meeting of the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council (TAEBC) is just slightly more than a week away.

Scheduled for the afternoon of March 26 at Schneider Electric’s Nashville Hub, 6700 Tower Circle in Franklin, the event features two panels and four individual presentations after a welcome from the host. The individual presentations include:

  • TAEBC Vice President Cortney Piper who will review the accomplishments for the member organization in 2023 and outline its goals for 2024;
  • Clifton Lowry, Director of Resource Planning and Strategy at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), who will provide an update on the public utility’s Integrated Resource Plan;
  • Marc Gibson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Director of the Division of Partnerships and Economic Development at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, who will discuss TEAM TN and its role in positioning Tennessee as the nation’s leader in transportation electrification; and
  • Anca Timofte, Co-Founder of Holocene, who will provide an overview of her start-up that is new member of TAEBC.

The two panels will focus on driving nuclear energy innovation and investment across the Volunteer State and siting new solar facilities.

  • The first panel features four representatives from the Tennessee Nuclear Energy Advisory Council. They are Tracy Boatner, President of the East Tennessee Economic Council; Hash Hashemian, Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation; Don Moul, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at TVA; and Lang Wiseman, Attorney with Baker Donelson.
  • The solar panel will feature Molly Cripps, Director of the State of Tennessee’s Office of Energy Programs; Gina Brown, Director of Economic and Community Development at Silicon Ranch; Brad Gibson, Chief Operating Officer at Middle Tennessee Electric; and Mandy White, Chief Economic Development Officer of the Greater Jackson Chamber of Commerce.

Registration is free for TAEBC members and $50 plus a processing fee for non-members. The event begins at 1 p.m. CDT.

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