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“The Business of Energy—with Eric Markell

Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 9:00am
Eric Markell will host a talk titled “The Business of Energy—on Thursday, July 26, during week three of the global seminar on energy. Markell will be discussing his article “20/ 20 Vision for 2020, Power at the Crossroad: Which Way Forward?" The article outlines some of the problems with our current power infrastructure and discusses some of the policy steps necessary to achieve a secure, stable, and economical solution to these problems. There will be a question and answer period after the presentation. Markell is founder and CEO of Markell & Company LLC, a business advisory service specializing in business strategy, special situation investing, and turnaround services. He has over thirty years of experience in the utility and power industry, including senior positions at Puget Energy Inc. and United American Energy Corp. Markell has been a frequent speaker and panelist on energy matters and has been a guest lecturer at various colleges and universities. He holds a bachelor’s degree with distinction in economics from Union College, Schenectady, New York, and a master’s of public administration from the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. The presentation will be held from 1—3 p.m. in McGregor 113 and is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Lewis Trelawny-Cassity at
McGregor 113
Lewis Trelawny-Cassity,