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- Peter Fox-Penner principal and chairman emeritus, The Brattle Group, an international economic consulting firm,former Department of Energy official, and author of the forthcoming Island Press book "Smart Power"
- Rhone Resch president and chief executive officer, Solar Energy Industries Association
- Rob Lamkin CEO, Cool Earth Solar
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