Infrastructure Bank to Host Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit
PROVIDENCE, RI – Jeffrey R. Diehl, CEO of Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, today announced that the Infrastructure Bank will be hosting the Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. This inaugural Summit will bring together government policymakers and private sector experts to discuss Rhode Island’s infrastructure and the opportunities and challenges it presents for economic development in the State.
Structured to foster an interactive dialogue, the conference will feature a series of prominent speakers and panel discussions. Panelists will also discuss the key role that clean energy and green infrastructure play in the State’s economic development.
Additionally, the Summit will serve as an opportunity for municipal leaders to learn more about how they can utilize a variety of financing programs and resources to meet the infrastructure needs of their communities.
The Summit will be held at the Omni Providence Hotel. Further information is available on the Infrastructure Bank’s website at www.riib.org.
About Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank
Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank is Rhode Island’s central hub for financing infrastructure improvements for municipalities, businesses, and homeowners. We leverage capital in a revolving fund to offer innovative financing for an array of infrastructure-based projects including water and wastewater, road and bridge, energy efficiency and renewable energy, and brownfield remediation. These quality of life projects improve the State’s infrastructure, create jobs, promote economic development and enhance the environment. For more information, please visit www.riib.org.
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