Ice Energy CEO Joins Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ice Energy, the leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, announced that its CEO, Mike Hopkins, has accepted an invitation to become a Member of the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED).

“I’m honored to be joining this respected and influential organization that has been an effective voice for business in public policy for 75 years,” said Mike Hopkins, CEO of Ice Energy. “I view my membership as a testament to Ice Energy’s leadership position in the green energy space, and to the importance of that perspective in the development of U.S. energy policy.”

The CED is a non-profit, nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization with a storied past dating back to World War II, when the CED was a force behind the Bretton Woods Agreement and the Marshall Plan. The Members of the CED are Chairs, CEOs and senior executives of major corporations, university and college presidents and leaders of prominent NGOs. Members determine CED’s annual priority issues and lead subcommittees that produce policy statements and recommendations for reform.

About the Committee for Economic Development
Founded in 1942, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) delivers well-researched analysis and reasoned solutions to our nation’s most critical issues. CED’s work is grounded in seven core principles: sustainable capitalism, long-term economic growth, efficient fiscal and regulatory policy, competitive and open markets, a globally competitive workforce, equal economic opportunity, and nonpartisanship in the nation’s interest. More information at

About Ice Energy
Ice Energy is a leading energy storage provider for the grid. Its thermal energy storage products deliver behind-the-meter storage for commercial and industrial HVAC, refrigeration and process cooling systems, and for home AC, providing peak capacity to over 40 utility service territories nationwide. With contracts to deliver 25.6 MW of storage to Southern California Edison; 5 MW in Riverside, CA; 6 MW in Redding, CA; and an additional 450+ MW in the sales pipeline, the company is expanding quickly in the U.S. and internationally. For more information, visit


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