Author Archive: Vivienne Heston

Strategic Communications Director Vivienne Heston has worked for the United Nations, the American Foundation for the Blind, and the National Council for Research on Women, and was stationed in Rome as a correspondent for several news organizations.

Media Alert: IEEFA to hold Energy Finance Conference 2020 online (July 14-30)

Experts and activists will explore the state of the global energy transition

July 13, 2020 (IEEFA U.S.) ‒ The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) will hold its annual conference online July 14-30, in response to travel and other restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic.  A popular convening with speakers from every continent, the conference will feature a wide cross-section of legal, policy, industry and […]

IEEFA update: Energy finance conference reads the tea leaves, outlines global path towards renewables

Activists and experts from 33 countries strategize on how to accelerate the energy transition

(NEW YORK) ̶ IEEFA’s 2019 Energy Finance training brought together over 370 attendees from 33 countries to New York City June 17-19, to explore current energy trends, measure progress in transitioning to renewables, and suggest ways to accelerate the transition. The conference drew experts from banking, insurance, asset management, legal, environmental and energy sectors as […]

News alert: IEEFA finance director Tom Sanzillo to testify at Congressional hearing on privatizing Puerto Rico’s electric utility (PREPA)

Recommends independent private sector inspector general (IPSIG) to avoid waste and mismanagement

On Tuesday April 9th, IEEFA finance director Tom Sanzillo will testify before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources on “The Status of the Rebuilding and Privatization of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA).” Where: Longworth House Office Building 1324 (15 Independence Avenue SE) Washington, D.C. When: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. […]