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{Past Event} - Next Generation Energy Procurement

April 13, 2007 - 2:00 pm - April 13, 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
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Once you’ve done all you can to reduce energy consumption, what more is there? A lot. We’ll introduce Health Care Without Harm and H2E’s new Healthcare Clean Energy Exchange, an energy price reduction, reverse auction web-based group purchasing program. It bundles cost containment, renewable energy, renewable energy credits, carbon offsets, and educational services. Learn How you can participate in the Health Care Clean Energy Exchange Program. Learn how the State of Maryland saved $5,000,000 on a $65 million energy spend, and got 5% renewable energy included at no premium. A New York State RFP, which included several VA Hospitals, saved more than $1.6 million in the last 11 seconds of their auction.

World Energy, HCWH and H2E have created the Healthcare Clean Energy Exchange (HCEE). HCEE provides healthcare organizations with access to clean power, renewable energy certificates, and (eventually) natural gas bundled with carbon offsets through our on-line, real time reverse auctions. Suppliers bid downward to be your healthcare facility’s energy supplier. Multiple simultaneous auctions with different terms, targets, etc. typically save facilities 6-12% on their energy costs, plus web-based automation saves weeks of procurement’s staff time. HCEE’s fully Sarbanes Oxley compliant transparency enables you to compare multiple bids, second by second, from 0% clean energy up to the desired level of clean energy, and manage clean power premiums, if any. The auction can also help lower natural gas costs, reducing the incentive to burn dirtier fuels such as oil. Find out if you qualify to be one of the HCEE pilot sites.

Presenters

Paul Lipke, Acting Executive Director, Sustainable Step New England
Email: plipke@ssne.org
Telephone: 413/367-2878
Paul has expertise in sustainable strategies, including green building, renewable energy, and evidence-based teamwork. With Bill Ravanesi, he co-leads HCWH’s effort to help Boston’s hospitals build and operate 21st century total healing environments, and has pioneered the establishment of HCWH/H2E’s Healthcare Clean Energy Exchange. He’s worked with Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard University Operations Services and many others to implement sustainable strategies. He has a BS in Wood Science = & Project Management from Univ of MA, Amherst.

Tom Hawes, VP,Channel Sales, World Energy
Email: thawes@worldenergy.com
Telephone: 508/459-8116
Tom has responsibility for helping to drive the Companys rapidly expanding channel partner program. Prior to joining World Energy, he was with Cinergy Solutions, where he was responsible for assisting clients with engineering and supply procurement. Toms prior experience includes positions with Alliant Energy Integrated Services, Cogenex, Sempra Energy Solutions, Con Edison Solutions, Statoil Energy and Columbia Energy Services. Mr. Hawes earned a BS in Marketing from St. Josephs University in Philadelphia.

Webinar speakers have no financial or other interest in the sponsoring company and the sponsor has had no input into the content of the presentation.

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