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2015 Kansas Energy Conference
Sept. 22-23, 2015
Capitol Plaza Hotel
Topeka, KS

The entire conference - registration, general sessions, breakout sessions, exhibits and meals - will be held in the Maner Conference Center at Capitol Plaza Hotel. Details regarding the conference schedule, topics and speakers will be added to this site in the coming months.

Breakout Session Information

Solar – This breakout session will spotlight solar projects and opportunities for both residential and commercial consumers.  Panelists will include the user perspective along with industry providers focusing on specific projects.

Oil & Gas – Industry leaders will give updates in the oil and gas sectors along with current and projected economic impact of the industry in Kansas.

Efficiency – Consumer Opportunities – The panel will consist of utility representatives presenting on their efficiency programs offered to customers; a commercial business that has actively implemented efficiency programs showing the economic impact of taking such action; and an energy auditor who will give an overview of what constitutes an energy audit and the impact of such action.

Energy Economic Impact – The panelists for this breakout will include industry economists who will give an overview of energy costs, their impact on business, and overall effect on the economy. 

Transportation – Several different energy efficient and renewable energy transportation projects from around the state will be highlighted in the transportation breakout. 

Wind: Project Updates – This breakout session will spotlight current activities of the wind energy projects located around the state.

Efficiency: Business Case Studies – A recipient of the BPU Efficiency Grant Program will report on their process of the energy audit, the implementation of the efficiency measures and their outcomes.  Additionally the panel will include an overview of the efficiency options being incorporated in today’s building design industry.

Wind – This breakout session will provide updates of various wind energy studies and projects from around the country, giving a glimpse into the future of the wind industry.

Agriculture: Focus on Water – The agricultural industry continues to be a leader in the efficient use of water either through the adoption of new and innovative water conservation practices to crop improvement or through the use of renewable energy mechanisms that enhance water conservation.  

Sponsorship Information
We are currently accepting applications for sponsors and exhibitors. Click the links below for information regarding the sponsorship levels available and the sponsorship application. Contact Susan NeuPoth Cadoret at or (785) 296-7198 with questions.

    • Sponsorship Levels and Benefits
    • Sponsorship Application

Hotel Rooms
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Capitol Plaza Hotel at a special conference rate for the nights of Sept. 21 and 22.
    Capitol Plaza Hotel
    1717 SW Topeka Blvd.
    Topeka, KS 66612
    (800) 579-7937
    Rate: $83/night
    Cut-off date: Aug. 31 

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For more information about the Kansas Energy Conference, contact Susan NeuPoth Cadoret at or (785) 296-7198.

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