Renewable Energy In the Carolinas by Owen Smith
Duke Energy’s renewable energy initiatives will be the topic of a presentation Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Center for the Environment at Catawba College.
Owen Smith, managing director of renewable strategy and compliance at Duke Energy, will speak at 6:30 at the Center facility on the Catawba campus. A reception will follow the presentation. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
He will provide an overview of Duke Energy’s renewable energy initiatives, focusing particularly on what the company is doing in the Carolinas to meet North Carolina renewable energy requirements.
Smith joined the company in 2002 and has served in a variety of areas, including strategic planning, treasury, mergers and acquisitions and market research. He earned a bachelor of arts degree from East Carolina University and a master of business administration degree from Wake Forest University. Smith serves on the board of directors of the Solar Electric Power Association.