NEW YORK: October 29, 2013 – Greenwood Energy, the North American clean energy division of the Libra Group, sponsored this year’s Riverkeeper EcoSalon: Greening Post-Sandy New York. Held on Thursday October 24th, 2013 at the Hearst Tower in New York, the event featured a panel discussion on New York’s Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Guests were invited to discuss the lessons of Sandy and the challenges and opportunities involved in protecting New York’s shoreline communities, infrastructure, energy supplies, economy and environment from future storms.
Ambassador John Negroponte, a member of the Board of Directors of the Libra Group, moderated the discussion which featured a panel of experts including Steven Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Kim Yao, AIA, Principal, Architecture Research Office; and Paul Gallay, President of Hudson Riverkeeper.
Riverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents.
Greenwood Energy has been developing, constructing and investing in clean and renewable energy projects since 2010. The company is involved in renewable fuels manufacturing, clean energy generation and solar project construction.