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We look forward to seeing you Tuesday May 5th

V-John-WhiteOn behalf of the staff and board of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies, we are delighted to honor and celebrate the achievements and distinguished public service of our 2015 Clean Power Champions. Through their vision and dedicated public service, each has made enduring contributions to the expansion of clean energy.

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors and affiliates, which means so much to us, and to our ability to carry out this work. California is on its way toward creating a new energy future, with efficiency, demand response, and clean energy at the heart of our economy. But there are great challenges, and opportunities which lie ahead. With your continued friendship and support, we will do our best to navigate the path forward, and be the change in the world.

~ V. John White
Executive Director, CEERT


Our Annual Clean Power Champion Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. CEERT is hosting another very special party in Sacramento at The California Museum, 1020 O Street to honor three champions and pioneers of energy conservation and green, renewable energy.




Richard Maulin Richard Maullin
Former Chair, California Energy Commission
Current Chair, CAISO Board of Governors

The CEC’s first chair and founding leader, whose insight, ingenuity and dedication laid
the foundation for California’s clean energy economy.

Tom Hayden Tom Hayden
Former CA State Senator

For advancing the development of solar energy as the first chair of Solar Cal and for
legislative leadership on global warming and renewable energy.

Hal Romanowitz Hal Romanowitz (1933-2014)
Wind Energy Pioneer

A wind energy pioneer and innovator, whose vision, creativity, and tireless dedication
resulted in the successful development of the Tehachapi Wind Resource in Kern County.

Virinder Singh Virinder Singh
Director, Regulatory Legislative Affairs, EDF Renewable Energy

Since 2010, Virinder Singh has been Director of Regulatory and Legislative Affairs at EDF Renewable Energy, a leading North American renewable energy development company and O&M provider.