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The Kansas Department of Commerce Announces Plans for 2018 Energy Conference

Sep 12, 2018

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce will be hosting the 2018 Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference on October 11th through the 12th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas.

This event will be a gathering of the top minds in the Kansas energy industries, including Natural Gas, Wind, and Solar. Discussions and panels will be held discussing transportation innovations, energy storage solutions, biofuels, and more.
The general session will feature comments from Tim Unruh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy.

“The energy industry in Kansas has been one of the most consistently successful industries in the state,” said Robert North, Interim Secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce. “This conference brings together the great minds of Kansas energy companies to explore ways to expand their industry and bring new energy solutions to our state.”

The Department of Commerce would like to thank the several sponsors who make this event possible:


NextEra Energy



Tradewind Energy, Inc.

Apex Clean Energy

EDF Renewables

EDP Renewables North America

Engie NA

Foley Power Solutions

Kansas Power Pool

Kansas Soybean Commission

Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center

Midwest Energy, Inc.

Olsson Associates

Wilson & Company

Registration can be done online at The cost to register is $100 per attendee through September 19th, with the price increasing to $125 starting September 20th.

Please contact[email protected] for additional information.