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21st Industry Growth Forum Photos

From NREL's 21st Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 28-30, 2008, in Denver, Colo., here you'll find photos of:

To obtain a photo, visit NREL's Photographic Information eXchange Web site.

For more information about the Forum, view the presentations.

Best Venture Award Winners

Photo  of six men and one woman in business suits smiling as they pose on a stage  holding four large, cardboard checks.

At the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 30, 2008, (left to right) Forum Co-Chair Rich Bolin of NREL; Tim Feaver of Porous Power, Best Early Venture of the Year award winner; Ginny Orndorff of Evolutionary Genomics, Best Early Venture of the Year second-place award winner; Jay Herrmann of Xcel Energy; Adrian Tuck of Tendril, Best Late Stage Investment of the Year award winner; Steve Hane of Ampulse Corp., Best Early-Seed Investment of the Year award winner; and Forum Co-Chair Lawrence "Marty Murphy" of NREL stand together after the awards ceremony.
Credit: Pat Corkery

Photo of four men in business suits smiling as they pose on a  stage holding a large, cardboard check. The check is made out to Porous Power  for $10,000 with the red Xcel logo printed on the upper left-hand corner.

At the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 30, 2008, Jay HerrmannĀ  of Xcel Energy (second from right), Forum Co-Chair Lawrence "Marty" Murphy with NREL (far left), and Forum Co-Chair Rich Bolin with NREL (far right) presents a check for $10,000 to Tim Feaver, Porous Power's CEO, for 2008 Best Early Venture of the Year Award.
Credit: Pat Corkery


Photo of three men and one woman in business suits smiling as they pose on a  stage holding a large, cardboard check with the red Xcel Energy logo printed on  the upper left-hand corner.

At the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 30, 2008, Jay Herrmann of Xcel Energy (far right), Forum Co-Chair Lawrence "Marty" Murphy (far left), and Forum Co-Chair Rich Bolin (second to right) present a check for $5,000 to Ginny Orndorff, Evolutionary Genomics' CEO, for the second-place 2008 Best Early Venture of the Year Award.
Credit: Pat Corkery

Photo  of four men in business suits smiling as they pose on a stage holding a large, cardboard  check with the red Xcel Energy logo printed on the upper left-hand corner.

At the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 30, 2008, Jay Herrmann of Xcel Energy (second to right), Forum Co-Chair Lawrence "Marty" Murphy with NREL (far left), and Forum Co-Chair Rich Bolin with NREL (far right) present a check for $5,000 to Steve Hane, Ampulse's CEO, for the 2008 Best Early-Seed Investment of the Year Award.
Credit: Pat Corkery


Speakers

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NREL Director Dan Arvizu speaks at the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 30, 2008.
Credit: Pat Corkery

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Colorado Governor Bill Ritter speaks at the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 28, 2008.
Credit: Pat Corkery


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Vinod Khosla, with Vinod Ventures, speaks at the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 29, 2008.
Credit: Pat Corkery

Photo of a man in a business suit at a podium. A banner hangs on the wall  behind them that reads, 'The 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum.'

Colorado Senator Ken Salazar speaks about the Colorado vision for clean energy within the national context at the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 29, 2008.
Credit: Pat Corkery


A photo of a man in a business suit standing at a podium as  he addresses a large, seated audience. A large screen with a PowerPoint  presentation can be seen to the speaker's right.

Dale Gardner, associate lab director for renewable fuels at NREL, speaks about major technology developments expected in 2009 at the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 28, 2008.
Credit: Pat Corkery

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Dave Edwards, a partner at Vantage Point Ventures, speaks at the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 29, 2008, about "Financing the Clean Energy Transition: Trends and Perspectives."
Credit: Pat Corkery

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Pradeep Haldar, chair of the Clean Energy Alliance and director of Albany NanoTech, speaks about leveraging innovative services for commercializing clean energy innovations at the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 28, 2008.
Credit: Pat Corkery


Panelists

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Greg Wasserman with the Clinton Foundation moderates a discussion on late-stage financing during the "credit crunch" at NREL's 21st Industry Growth Forum.
Credit: Pat Corkery

A photo of three men and one woman in business  suits sitting at a long table on a stage as they address an unseen audience.  One more woman in business attire and holding note cards stands to the right of  the table at a podium.

At NREL's 21st Industry Growth Forum, (left to right) Carol Battershell with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Peter Edwards with the Altira Group; John Herrick with Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, and Schreck; Kef Kasdin with Battelle Ventures; and Matt Trevithick with Venrock participate in a panel session on accelerating technology commercialization at DOE national laboratories.
Credit: Pat Corkery


Others

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Forum co-chairs Lawrence "Marty" Murphy and Rich Bolin, both with the NREL Enterprise Development Program, speak at the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum on Oct. 30, 2008.
Credit: Pat Corkery

A photo  of four men and one woman in business suits posing for a photo in a hotel  lobby. A banner hangs on the wall behind them that reads, 'The 21st NREL  Industry Growth Forum.'

At the 21st NREL Industry Growth Forum, (left to right) Casey Porto, NREL senior vice president of commercialization and deployment; Lawrence "Marty" Murphy, Forum co-chair and NREL Enterprise Development Program manager; John Herrick with Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, and Schreck; Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper; and Bill Farris, NREL vice president of commercialization and technology transfer, mingle at a reception on Oct. 28, 2008.
Credit: Pat Corkery