The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Saturday, September 28 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
The Power of Green

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How Texas can lead the way to cleaner sources of energy.

Presented by and programmed in partnership with Texas Monthly. Supported by Imperfect Produce and Burnt Nopal Creative Studio.

This event is part of Open Congress, a free, open-to-the-public street festival held on Austin's historic Congress Ave. on Saturday, Sept. 28. RSVP to attend Open Congress here.

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Michael Webber

Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin
Webber serves as the chief science and technology officer at ENGIE, an organization that manages energy businesses, and as a professor at the University of Texas at Austin and deputy director of the university’s Energy Institute. He was selected as a member of the fourth class of... Read More →

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Gwenaelle Avice-Huet

CEO of ENGIE North America
Avice-Huet heads ENGIE North America, an organization that manages energy businesses. She was appointed CEO in 2016 after spending two years as the organization’s chief operating officer, and also previously served as the organization’s executive vice president and chief financial... Read More →
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Russell Gold

Senior Energy Reporter for The Wall Street Journal
Gold has been a reporter in Texas for The Wall Street Journal since 2000. He covers climate change and business and is the author of “Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy” and “The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the... Read More →
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Paula Gold-Williams

President and CEO of CPS Energy
Gold-Williams is the president and CEO of CPS Energy, where she oversees 3,000 employees. She began at CPS Energy in 2004 and has held various leadership positions during her career at the company. Previously, she worked as regional controller for Time Warner’s cable and telephone... Read More →
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Amy Hardberger

Associate Dean at St. Mary's University School of Law
Harberger became the associate dean of St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2016. Previously, she served as an attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund, where she was a national co-leader on a study that worked with city and state agencies on municipal water conservation policies... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
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