Date(s) - Wednesday, September 3, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa
This week we will have representatives from Pacific Gas & Electric and Sonoma Clean Power to discuss the choices we have in selecting our energy provider.
Our presenters will be Geof Syphers from Sonoma Clean Power and Matt Spence from Pacific Gas & Electric.
As the Chief Executive Officer, Geof Syphers is responsible for the vision, strategy, and leadership of Sonoma Clean Power. With nearly two decades of experience developing and managing renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, he has been a consultant to utilities, public agencies and private companies. Mr. Syphers graduated from Sonoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in applied physics, and received a master’s degree in energy engineering from the University of Massachusetts. A licensed mechanical engineer and a pioneer in the green building field, Mr. Syphers managed utility energy efficiency programs and consulted on over $1 billion in completed California developments. His projects have earned top awards, including the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award.
Matt Spence is a PG&E Corporate Account Manager for the Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program and is the primary relationship manager between PG&E and all active and new CCAs. Prior to his current role in CCA, Matt was a PG&E Account Manager working with medium and large business customers in Sonoma and Napa Counties as the primary PG&E point of contact and assisted these customers with Energy Efficiency programs. Matt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, and is currently earning his Executive MBA from Sonoma State University.