Honoring Mayor Sylvester Turner

ALLY Energy is honored to present a GRIT Award to Mayor Sylvester Turner for his work in bringing together diverse public and private stakeholders together to create a plan for climate resilience and the energy transition.

Join us as we celebrate Mayor Turner and host the United States Department of Energy, Economic Impact Office for a visit to see the energy capital and what Houston is doing to drive resilience and a just energy transition. 


Join us for a celebration of the City of Houston's Climate Action Plan and progress on the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Harvey. Hear from the US Department of Energy and industry leaders on what makes a resilience and just transition for the energy capital of Houston.

HOSTKatie Mehnert 400-500

Katie Mehnert, CEO & Founder, ALLY Energy

  • US Department of Energy Ambassador: Equity in Energy
  • National Petroleum Council Representative to the US Department of Energy
  • Fellow, Energy Institute
  • Advisor, Clean Energy for America
  • Founder, Lean In Energy
  • Published author: Grow with the Flow & Everyday Superheroes: Women in Energy Careers
  • Contributor, Scientific American, Forbes, The Hill, CNBC, CNN, NASDAQ, Newsweek
  • Appeared in Hot Money, a  documentary produced by Academy Award-winning actor, Jeff Bridges
  • Bachelor of Arts, Louisiana State University and Rice University's Executive Energy Program
  • Four-time World Major Marathoner