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Register now for this FREE virtual conference!

The 44th Annual Governor's Conference on Energy & the Environment

Oct. 13 - 14, 2020

Working together to create solutions to meet today’s energy, environmental and economic challenges. 

Two FREE, virtual, half-day sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Space is limited, so register now at

This year’s event focuses on the interplay of energy and environmental issues within economic development. Attendees will hear about a wide variety of topics, including economic development opportunities within sustainable agriculture, Kentucky's business outlook, brownfield redevelopment potential, renewable energy procurement, energy affordability, environmental justice, and regulatory and policy updates from EEC leadership.

Business leaders, interested citizens, non-profits, and academia are encouraged to attend.

Featured speakers include:

  • Laura Freeman of Laura's Lean Beef
  • Jackie Roberts, Chief Sustainability Officer of AppHarvest
  • Carson Harkrader, CEO of Carolina Solar Energy
  • Michael Baute of Silicon Ranch's Regenerative Energy
  • Preliminary agenda

 Register here to reserve your spot. Questions or comments? Contact .

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2020 Awards Nominations Now Open 

Energy & Environment Cabinet Excellence in Energy Leadership Awards

These awards recognize a person, business, nonprofit, or government entity that has made great strides in conserving energy, improving energy efficiency, and/or finding alternative energy sources in Kentucky. Deadline for nominations is Oct. 1, 2020.