New York, NY (4-4-17) – For the fourth year, State Senator Kevin Parker hosted energy experts from across the nation at the Intersolar Summit USA East 2018. The event, which took place the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Time Square, attracted more than 400 people who discussed and explored ways to continue educating and executing a clear strategy to reach clean and renewable energy solutions to meet consumer needs. Senator Parker, the Ranking Democratic Member on the Senate Committee on Energy and Telecommunications, delivered the keynote address to kickoff the daylong event.
“The green collar economy is crucial not only because it helps to protect our environment, but just as important is its potential to produce living wage jobs with benefits in communities of color across New York State,” said State Senator Kevin Parker. “I am proud to partner with Intersolar and facilitate a meaningful conversation about real solutions and effective ways to ensure we are bringing about a solar energy future”, concluded the Brooklyn the lawmaker.
"We're proud to have partnered with State Senator Kevin Parker for the past four years to make Intersolar Summit USA East a success. Senator Parker continues to support the growth of solar and energy storage across New York state - it's fantastic to have a partner whose policy goals are aligned with those of our event. We look forward to continuing this partnership and furthering the reach of solar across the Empire State."- Florian Wessendorf, managing director, Solar Promotion International