Press Release

New York Radio Icon Joe Connolly to Deliver Keynote at PSEG Long Island’s Energize Long Island Conference Oct. 31

WCBS-AM business reporter will discuss insights and experiences to help Long Island businesses succeed in the emerging economy

(Uniondale, NY – Aug. 9, 2019)  PSEG Long Island today announced that Joe Connolly, long-time host of CBS Bloomberg Business Reports, will deliver the keynote presentation at the Energize Long Island conference, scheduled for Oct. 31, 2019 at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington. The day-long event is expected to attract more than 500 attendees and will feature fifteen educational workshops to help participants optimize energy usage, lower costs, and conserve resources. This marks the seventh year PSEG Long Island is hosting this conference.

Joe Connolly’s daily CBS Bloomberg Business Reports remain one of the most popular programming elements on WCBS Newsradio 880, New York’s iconic radio station. His reports are heard weekday mornings and he is frequently praised by colleagues, such as New York Magazine, which has commended him for turning “routine business stories” into “instructive stories.” During his remarks at Energize Long Island, Connolly will share examples of other businesses in the New York region that are benefitting from implementing innovative energy efficiency strategies to increase performance and reduce costs.

“We are delighted that Joe has agreed to be our keynote presenter at the Energize Long Island conference,” said Michael Voltz, director of energy efficiency and renewable energy for PSEG Long Island. “He is a true radio legend in this area, with tens of thousands of followers who are continuously educated on new and exciting methods to improve all aspects of their business. There’s little doubt that our audience will be informed and motivated by Joe’s presentation, which will complement the many instructional sessions we’re hosting at the conference.”

Energize Long Island is geared for business owners, property managers and developers, architects, engineers, contractors, consultants and consumers who are looking to implement cost-effective, proven and sustainable energy efficiency solutions. Led by industry experts, the agenda includes discussions on a wide variety of topics and best practices that benefit the local economy and environment. These include financial incentive programs, an overview of new technologies, and programs that lead to reduced energy usage. There also will be networking sessions to allow attendees to engage directly with customers who have successfully leveraged PSEG Long Island energy efficiency initiatives.

Registration for the Energize Long Island conference is free for PSEG Long Island customers, and only $50 for all other attendees. Sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities are still available for local businesses. To find out more, please visit


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PSEG Long Island
PSEG Long Island operates the Long Island Power Authority’s transmission and distribution system under a long-term contract. PSEG Long Island is a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG) (NYSE:PEG), a publicly traded diversified energy company.