SUMMIT, N.J., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC, ("Nautilus") a leading full service solar solutions provider in the United States and Canada, has announced that Jim Rice, CEO, has been selected as a featured speaker at VERGE 2015, to be held October 26-29, 2015 in San Jose, CA. Jim Rice will present on the current changes in the utility business model.
As part of the VERGE® global event series, VERGE will focus on the convergence of energy, information, building, and transportation technologies, and the opportunities they afford companies, cities, and society. VERGE conferences brings together a wide range of thought leaders in IT, fleets, energy, buildings, sustainability and clean technology for onstage discussions and hands-on workshops.
Jim Rice will be a part of the session, "The Fuse is Lit: Disrupting the Traditional Utility Business Model." He will discuss how the utility business is changing because of renewable energy institutions.
What: The Fuse is Lit: Disrupting the Traditional Utility Business Model
When: Wednesday, October 28, 3:00 pm
Where: The Fairmont San Jose, 170 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Produced by media company GreenBiz Group, VERGE 2015 will also feature Next Gen Climate President Tom Steyer, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, HP CTO Martin Fink, RMI CEO Jules Kortenhorst, Veniam Co-Founder and Executive Chair Robin Chase, and many more speakers from a wide range of corporations, startups, think tanks, policy groups, and others.
For more information on VERGE 2015 and the conference agenda, visit http://www.greenbiz.com/events/verge/san-jose/2015.
About Jim Rice
Jim Rice is the CEO of Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC, which he co-founded in December 2006. Under his leadership, Nautilus Solar has grown from a start-up to a leading solar company which has developed and managed over $400 million of solar projects. Jim is an energy industry professional with over 30 years of experience. During his career, he has operated, financed and invested in energy assets. Jim's experience includes founding another energy company, leading Carlyle/Riverstone's power sector private equity efforts, and leadership positions at several major financial institutions.
Jim served his country as a nuclear-trained U.S. Naval Officer, and during that time, he spent over half of a year underwater, on strategic patrol, and he led the refueling of a submarine's nuclear reactor while in the shipyard. He has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from the United States Naval Academy.
About Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC
Founded in 2006, Nautilus Solar Energy, headquartered in Summit, N.J. is a leading full service solar solutions provider for business and public sector customers across North America. Nautilus is making solar possible by developing, funding, executing and managing the physical and financial aspects of distributed generation solar electric projects. The company delivers full service financial and technical expertise by customizing the optimal solar solution to save customers money while helping them meet their sustainability goals. Nautilus has been involved in over 100 MW—both distributed and grid tied systems—of solar solutions in the United States and Canada. Nautilus is owned by executive management and Virgo Investment Group LLC and its affiliates, based in Redwood Shores, California. For more information, visit www.nautilussolar.com.
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