Research Week: Clean Energy Networking Event

Introducing the “Vermont Clean and Resilient Energy Conference & Networking” hosted by the UVM Foundation and the UVM Alumni Association’s Vermont NextGen Council in partnership with the UVM Office of Research.

This UVM Research Week event will highlight opportunities for UVM and the Vermont Clean and Resilient Energy Consortium (VCREC) – a statewide group of Vermont utilities and related industries committed to advancing the state’s clean energy goals through use-inspired research – to engage the next generation of clean energy innovators. We’ll hear from champions of the clean energy transition, as well as from young alumni members of the UVM Foundation’s NextGen community employed in the energy sector.

UVM Alums attending the event: -Elizabeth Palchak, ’19 | Director of Sustainability, University of Vermont

  • Chad Farrell, ’98 | Founder and CEO Encore Renewable Energy
  • Jared Alvord, ’10 | Senior Director, Renewable Energy Solutions (Americas), World Kinect Energy Services
  • Marion Cundari, ’17 | Senior Associate, Analytics Services, REsurety, Inc.
  • Ben Plotzker, ’14 | EM&V Manager, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC)
  • Dan Kopin, ’17 | Manager of Innovation Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO)
  • Eli Bennett, ’22 | Senior Analyst ESG Project Management, GlobalFoundries