LIFE 2018 Statewide Conference

Albany Capital Center

Tue May 22nd 2018 8:00 am – Wed May 23rd 2018 4:00 pm (EDT)

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New York State: Leadership in Advancing Clean Energy Solutions for Low-Income Residents and Communities

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), in cooperation with the LIFE Steering Committee, are proud to announce the LIFE 2018 Statewide Conference will be held on May 22 and 23, 2018 at the Albany Capital Center in Albany, New York. 
Through interactive and innovative sessions, attendees can expect to learn new skills and gain expertise about energy assistance programs, low-income energy policy, emerging energy issues, innovative programs, consumer protections, and best practices. The Conference features more than 40 workshops, including valuable trainings for contractors, community-based organizations (CBOs), and attorneys. For organizations looking to expand their outreach to low-income energy stakeholders, the Conference offers exhibitor opportunities. Come network with colleagues in the low-income energy field and honor the 2018 LIFE Achievement Award winners.  
Don’t miss the premier New York State low-income energy event! 

Attorney Training: The Public Utility Law Project will provide a training that instructs attorneys on the rights conferred by Article 2 of the Public Service Law that pertains to the right of the consumer to obtain and maintain utility services; the availability of public assistance and financial programs to assist residential customers experiencing either the threat of, or actual termination of utility services; and statutes, regulations, and case law supporting New York’s public policy of maintaining energy service; and the implementation of energy efficiency and conservation as cost-containment measures. 
Attorneys and interested parties attending ONLY the attorney training on May 22 will pay a $50 registration fee for the training. Financial assistance is available for attorneys with income at or below $50,000/annual, as required by the New York State Unified Court System. For those attorneys registering for the full Conference, the attorney training is included in the full conference registration fee.

Refund Requests: All requests for refunds must be made prior to April 13, 2018 and sent to the Conference Registrar at No refunds will be given after April 13, 2018. 

Note: Representatives of the Low-Income Forum on Energy (LIFE) may be taking photos of this event for promotional or educational purposes. Registration for this event grants LIFE and NYSERDA permission to use and re-use still/video pictures in which attendees may be included, in whole or in part, without restriction for use in promoting information about current or future LIFE or NYSERDA events or any other lawful purpose.


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Albany Capital Center

55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207, USA

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