JULY 21st – Monthly Luncheon:   

Silicon Valley Leadership Group Energy Committee and
California / U.S. Energy Policy

Guest Speaker:
Senior Energy Director
Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Tim McRae, Energy Director for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, works directly with many companies that are leading energy innovation in Silicon Valley. At our July luncheon, Tim will discuss the current economic and political landscape for clean energy, energy efficiency, and grid modernization, and provide examples of what these companies are doing to shape changes in our energy future.

TIM McRAE is the Energy Director for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.  The Energy Director helps the Leadership Group’s members and partners define and carry out energy-related policy, programs and events.  Issue areas include reliability, quality, environmental sensitivity, innovation, customer choice, and competitive pricing.  Prior to his joining the Leadership Group, he developed commercial wind projects for Aries Power and Industrial, worked on sustainability and energy efficiency for PG&E, and climate change policy for the British government. A graduate of Georgetown University and UC Davis law school, Tim serves on the Acterra Business Environmental Awards Advisory Committee and on SPUR’s “Fossil Free Bay Area” energy task force.   He also volunteers in the “Reading Partners” program at Horace Mann elementary school in San Jose.