Helio Energy Solutions’s Ty Jagerson joins the panel for The EcoGreen Group’s Sustainability Forum “Bridging the Energy Gap,” tonight at the Cisco Building in San Jose, CA.  The program starts at 5:30 pm and features California energy leaders and new technology entrepreneurs.

Moderated by Eric Wesoff of Greentech Media, the panel includes Mike Arenson, President, Arenson Solar; James Hoffman, President of solar startup, Sun Synchrony; Noah Long, Energy Program Attorney, National Resources Defense Council; Marc St Raymond, Recurve and Mary Tucker, City of San Jose Environmental Services Department.

The panel will explore the investment and innovation opportunities needed for California to meet the state’s energy needs and the RPS goals for 2020 at an ‘affordable’ price.  It will explore:  What are the 2010 California needs vs. projected 2030 needs? What part of the gap will renewables be able to fill?  What policy and legislation are needed to bridge the gap? What is the impact of delaying the implementation of AB-32?  What are the investment and job growth opportunities in bridging the gap?

Ty Jagerson, recently named president of energy solutions firm, Helio Energy Solutions, will address “Integrated Renewables: Building and Financing Profitable New Energy Solutions.”  As part of the panel, “Forward Looking Analysis of the Energy Gap” his subject will cover : Why and how a more integrated approach to renewables is needed;  PV: a key building block in the renewables mix;  Energy Efficiency: the lonely stepchild;  The role of finance in expanding clean energy and On the horizon for new technology solutions.

Startup company Sun Synchrony will talk about their solar-energy products based on their revolutionary ArcSol modular architecture of self-orienting CPV (concentrating photovoltaic) elements.

For more information and registration including onsite ticket sales, please go to the EcoGreen registration page at https://ecoggfallforum.eventbrite.com/