Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Phillips Lytle Announce Two Part Series on Renewable Energy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2010

Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Phillips Lytle Announce Two Part Series on Renewable Energy

(BUFFALO, NY) – The Buffalo Niagara Partnership, in conjunction with Phillips Lytle LLP, announces a two-part Renewable Energy Series that will highlight current business opportunities in the growing renewable energy field. Both events will be held from 8:00 – 10:30 AM in the Fireplace Dining Room at The Buffalo Club.

Part one of the series, “Business Opportunities in the Wind Supply Chain”, will be held on Thursday, March 18 and will allow participants to hear first hand from companies that have expanded their business into the renewable energy field.  Bruce Hayward, Director of Specialized Gear Services at the Gleason Corporation, will deliver the keynote address, followed by a panel discussion including: David Flynn, Phillips Lytle LLP; Tim Ryan, Senior Executive Vice President, Apex Wind Energy; and KC Sahl, New York Project Director, NRG Bluewater Wind.

Part two, which will be held on Thursday, April 15, will focus on “Funding Opportunities in the Wind Supply Chain.”  Discussion will be centered on the private and public funding opportunities available in making the move to the renewable energy field.

The cost for the series is $25 for Partnership members and $50 for non-members.  Individual event tickets may be purchased for $15 (members) or $30 (non-members). Register online at www.thepartnership.org/events or by calling 541-1770.

ABOUT PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP

Phillips Lytle LLP is a full-service law firm with seven offices across New York State in

Buffalo, Albany, Chautauqua, Garden City, New York City and Rochester. With the farthest

geographic reach of any law firm in the state of New York, they are well equipped to meet

the needs of their clients.

ABOUT THE BUFFALO NIAGARA PARTNERSHIP
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is the region’s private sector economic development organization and regional chamber of commerce, representing nearly a quarter of a million employees in the Buffalo Niagara region. The Partnership’s work has three main focuses: advocacy, business development and convening. By mobilizing members and strategic partners around common goals, the Partnership grows private investment and jobs in Buffalo Niagara.


For Press Inquiries, Please Contact Grant Loomis, Vice President, Government Affairs at gloomis@thepartnership.org or 716-541-1736