[RenewableEnergyAccess.com]The second annual Energy Technology Conference will take place in New York City, Thursday, October 21, 2004, bringing together some of the top energy and technological companies in the nation. Ardour Capital, one of the organizers, believes that the energy technology industry is on the cusp of significant breakthroughs in the commercialization of renewable and environmentally benign sources of alternative energy. The conference will provide a platform for members and investors to meet and discuss the future of this groundbreaking industry. Peter R. Smith, president of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, will give the keynote address. Some of the companies scheduled to present at this year’s conference are Active Power, American Superconductor, Beacon Power, Evergreen Solar, FuelCell Energy, Intermagnetics General, Mechanical Technology, Plug Power, Quantum Technologies Worldwide and UltraLife Batteries. The second annual Energy Technology Conference will be held at the offices of Coudert Brothers LLP, 4th Floor Conference Center, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York.