Three leaders in Texas’ growing solar community discuss Austin’s place in the Solar Universe — from the context of available technologies, how to develop solar today in a cost-effective way, and the benefits that solar development offers our great city.
Shoal Creek Saloon, February 9. Plenty of food, drink and parking
Please RSVP at http://solaruniverse.eventbrite.com/
For more info: https://www.solaraustin.org/
Please join us if you can — and let the sun shine in!
Talk: Austin’s Place in the Solar Universe
Time: Wednesday, February 9 · 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Shoal Creek Saloon. 909 N. Lamar, Austin.
A City that wants its electricity to be Clean
Event starts at 5:30 to eat, drink, mix.
Solar Panel talk commences at 6:30, featuring:
Tom Ortman, President, Concurrent Design – The Solar Universe
Daven Mehta, CEO, RRE Austin Solar, LLC – cost-effective solar development
Michael Kuhn, CEO, ImagineSolar – the benefits for Austin
Tom Ortman, Concurrent Design
Tom Ortman is the President of Concurrent Design, Inc., an Austin Engineering Design and Build services firm focused on Commercial and Industrial Product Development in the Clean Energy and Solar Energy Sector. Tom is also Co-Founder of the Solar Energy Entrepreneur’s Network (SEEN / CLEEN), Chairman of the Austin SEMI Steering Committee and a Board Member for the CleanTX Foundation.
Daven Mehta, RRE Austin Solar
Mr. Daven Mehta leads RRE Austin Solar and previously served as the President of RADS General Trading & Pillars Properties and President/Chief Executive Officer of Deto Safe India Ltd. from 2001 to 2006. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Mehta worked with NEPC India Ltd. Mr. Mehta graduated with a bachelors degree in chemistry from Bombay University in 1981 and a masters degree in organic chemistry from Bombay University in 1983.
Michael Kuhn, ImagineSolar
Michael Kuhn is CEO of ImagineSolar and founder of the first licensed career school in Texas focused on the clean/smart/renewable energy industries. He has consulted for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar America Cities program, for Austin Energy’s Value of Solar study, and for several clean energy ventures. Mr. Kuhn holds a Master of Science in Management of Technology from Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas.