August 01, 2019

Border Energy Forum XXIV to be held in San Antonio, Texas on August 20th and 21st, 2019

Border Energy Forum XXIV to be held in San Antonio, Texas on August 20th and 21st, 2019

San Antonio, Texas. - The North American Development Bank (NADB) is pleased to present the Border Energy Forum XXIV Energy and the Environment: Good Business which will be held on August 20th and 21st, 2019 at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.

Keynote speakers include: The Honorable James Campos, Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity in the Department of Energy, Elizabeth Urbanas, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia and the Americas at the Office of International Affairs in the U.S. Department of Energy, United States Congressman Roger Williams, Mexican Federal Senator Cruz Pérez Cuellar, Shelly Botkin, Texas Public Utility Commissioner, and Roger González Lau, Vice President of Energy for CEMEX. 

Héctor Hernández of Mexico’s National Association of Solar Energy (ANES), Duncan Wood of the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, Matthew Rooney of the Bush Institute at SMU and Sergio Chapa of the Houston Chronicle will be participating as panelists, as well as representatives from the World Research Institute and the Environmental Defense Fund, among others.

The Border Energy Forum (BEF) was created and hosted by the Texas General Land Office beginning in 1994; its mission being to bring people together from both sides of the U.S.- Mexico border to exchange information about energy, economic development and environmental issues. Throughout its history, NADB has partnered with the Texas GLO and other organizations to grow and promote this event. This is the second year the BEF is presented by NADB.

 This year’s sponsors include Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, CPS Energy, Holland & Knight, Howard Energy Partners, SEMPRA LNG and Signal Group.

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 NADB is a financial institution established and capitalized in equal parts by the United States and Mexico for the purpose of financing environmental infrastructure projects along their common border. As a pioneer institution in its field, the Bank is working to develop environmentally and financially sustainable projects with broad community support in a framework of close cooperation and coordination between Mexico and the United States.