Travelers Institute Program to Highlight Growth Opportunities in Renewable Energy

February 28, 2022

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), will host a webinar on Wednesday, March 2, at 1:00 pm ET, titled “Power Up: Growth Opportunities in Renewable Energy.” The event will explore the renewable energy market and the advancement of such energy sources as wind, solar, battery energy storage and biomass.

“Travelers has played an active role in the alternative energy market since the late 1990s, from writing the property coverage for one of the first modern-day wind turbines to supporting new technologies and innovations in sustainable growth,” said Eileen Kauffman, Vice President and Global Practice Leader for Renewable Energy at Travelers. “I look forward to sharing our industry expertise and discussing the many opportunities within this sector that business leaders can capitalize on.”

Joan Woodward, President of the Travelers Institute and Executive Vice President of Public Policy at Travelers, will moderate the discussion. Kauffman will serve as a panelist and will be joined by:

  • Duncan Frederick, Vice President of Business Development for Rosendin Renewable Energy Group, one of the largest electrical contractors in the United States.
  • Justin Johnson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Arevon, a renewable energy company that develops, owns and operates renewable energy facilities serving utilities and corporations.

“I look forward to sharing our view on future prospects for the U.S. utility scale photovoltaic/battery energy storage system industry, in addition to discussing the many shorter-term challenges facing engineering, procurement and construction companies in the current marketplace,” said Frederick.

“There are innumerable opportunities for companies that invest in bringing renewable energy online, not to mention the potential benefits for communities and individuals. I look forward to this timely discussion of how the adoption of renewable technologies can positively impact all business sectors,” Johnson added.

The session, which is part of the Travelers Institute®Wednesdays with Woodward® series, is free and open to the public. Anyone interested in registering can sign up here.

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