Rethink Methane Symposium Announces Agenda and Speakers

January 8, 2019

The Rethink Methane Symposium, taking place February 26-27 in Sacramento, CA will bring stakeholders from the bioenergy, solar, wind, hydrogen, fuel cell and natural gas industries together for an annual policy forum about the critical role renewable gas can play in helping California achieve its air quality and climate objectives, sustainably manage its organic waste, and responsibly accelerate market development for renewable power. Panels and presentations will include:

  • RNG Regulation, Policy & Programs – What’s on Deck for the 2019 Legislative Year?
  • Stalled on the Hydrogen Highway: Roadblocks Causing Market Development Gridlock in California
  • Failure to Launch: Real-World Struggles of California Renewable Hydrogen Projects
  • Europe is Leading on Renewable Hydrogen: Insights to Bring to California
  • Strategies to Encourage Private Investments in California Renewable Gas Projects
  • SB1383 Implementation: Navigating the Municipal Procurement Requirement for Renewable Byproducts of Commercial Food Waste
  • The Latest “Moo-vement” on Dairy Digester Development

View the agenda.

Leaders from renowned clean energy companies will speak on the opportunities for continued industry growth. Speakers include:

  • Cliff Rechtschaffen, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Kip Lipper, Chief Policy Advisor, Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment, Office of CA Senate Pro Tem Toni Atkins
  • Floyd Vergara, Chief of Industrial Strategies Division, California Air Resources Board
  • Jack Brouwer, Director, National Fuel Cell Research Center
  • Tanya Peacock, Manager, Public Policy and Planning, SoCalGas
  • Aaron Ratner, Managing Director, Ultra Capital
  • Michael Silva, Project Manager & Civil Engineer, CR&R
  • Michael Boccadoro, President, West Coast Advisors
  • Johannes Escudero, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas

View the speakers.

Registration is now open. Save on rates through January 19, 2019. Rethink Methane is complementary to attend for government and non-profit stakeholders, while industry rates for one and two-day passes are $325 and $425, respectively. Learn more: