Thirty Years Getting Deep in the Heart of Texas Renewables 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association, TREIA brings thirty years of shaping Texas evolving energy markets to Dallas, a hub of Texas' financial energy market. Texas Renewables 2014 conference will explore today's energy landscape, acknowledge the significant contribution the renewable energy industry is making, and discuss the very real role it will play and challenges it will face in shaping Texas' energy future. This 30th anniversary conference will provide a solid understanding of the forces at play and how the industry is responding to dynamic growth as we continue pursuit of a critical and ever growing share of this state's energy mix.

"For decades this has been the only annual comprehensive renewable energy conference in Texas, and the state's most prominent networking and public relations venue for renewable energy stakeholders," said Hala Ballouz, President, Electric Power Engineers, Inc. and TREIA President. "This year we will explore an evolving hybrid renewable energy market in a critical time of change, and plant a seed for our future - working together to further an ever growing share in Texas' energy mix."

Texas Renewables 2014 takes place Monday, November 3 – 6 at the Sheraton Dallas, 400 Olive Street, Dallas, TX. This event features leading stakeholders from across the renewable energy value chain with keynotes including:

  • Bernard Weinstein, Associate Director, Maguire Energy Institute and Adjunct Professor of Business and Economics, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
  • Julia Hamm, Executive Director, Solar Electric Power Association, Washington, DC
  • Karl Rábago, Executive Director, PACE Energy & Climate Center, PACE University, White Plains, NY
  • Michael Greene, Retired - Former Energy Future Holdings Vice Chair, Luminant President, ERCOT Board Chair, and NERC Board Member, Dallas, TX
  • John Ragan, Executive Vice President and Regional President, Gulf Coast, NRG Energy, Houston, TX

Expect a fast paced conference designed to actively engage, inspire and inform including panels and roundtable formats:

  • Texas' Policy Landscape
  • New Texas Utility Models – Evolution or Revolution?
  • Energy Storage Finding Its Place in a Diverse and Rapidly Changing Utility Structure
  • Future and Direction of Electric Transmission in Texas
  • Impacts of Current & Future Environmental Regulation on Texas Renewable Energy Markets
  • Integrating the "New Texas Blend" – Utility and Distributed Wind, Solar, Storage, Natural Gas

Founded in 1984, Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA) is a key trade and advocacy organization headquartered in Austin, Texas. TREIA is the oldest renewable energy non-profit trade organization in Texas whose work promoting development of renewable resources and their wise use celebrates thirty years as a vital voice in the industry. For more conference information on Texas Renewables 2014 go to or call 512-716-9012.

CONTACT: Debrah Dubay Dubay Communications Phone: 512-627-3782 Email:

Source:Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association(TREIA)