February 22, 2008
Energy and Electricity Expert to Speak at Webster University March 4
Energy and electricity expert Jason Makansi will discuss his book Lights Out; The Electricity Crisis, the Global Economy, and What It Means to You (Wiley Press, 2007) as part of the Webster University Holden Public Policy Forum's “Issues in the 21st Century” speaker series, Tuesday, March 4th at 5:30 p.m. at the Webster University downtown campus in the Old Post Office Building. The event is free and open to the public.
Makansi is president of Pearl Street, Inc., a consulting firm serving the electricity industry; principal of PS Liquidity Advisors, an advisory service for energy technology companies raising capital; and executive director of the Energy Storage Council, a public-policy advocacy organization.
Mr. Makansi, a sought-after speaker and an expert in the area of energy and electricity, has appeared on CNBC, TheStreet.com, the Financial News Network, and the History Channel production of Modern Marvels on power plants as well as being interviewed several times on NPR. He has been interviewed for The New York Times, Newsweek and CFO magazine and has had articles published in Business Week, Power magazine, Electric Power International, Global Energy Business, Electrical World, Power Engineering, Combined Cycle Journal, IEEE Spectrum, and others.
To arrange an interview with Mr. Makansi, contact Christine Wells Eason, director of media relations, Webster University Office of Public Affairs, at 314-968-5976 or email@example.com.
The Holden Public Policy Forum at Webster University is a bi-partisan speaker series, created by Webster University and former Missouri Governor Bob Holden, that brings public policy leaders to St. Louis to discuss key national and international issues. For more information about the Holden Public Policy Forum, visit www.webster.edu/holdenppf or call 314-968-7423. Webster University is a nonprofit, international university, based in St. Louis, Missouri, with a worldwide network of more than 100 campuses across the United States, Europe and Asia.