Rosemount, MN - Join in a community forum to help shape sustainability goals for the future community at UMore Park. The forum will begin with a brief presentation to highlight facets of sustainability including health, community culture, job creation and economic development, transportation, renewable energy, the environment and other areas. Share your ideas about what makes a community sustainable. View ideas contributed by community members to date. Talk informally with resource people during an "open house" session.
Floydada, TX - A free meeting with speakers from Tres Amigas, a superstation which will serve as the nation's first renewable energy market hub, and OwnEnergy, a wind energy developer looking to help communities generate their own renewable power, will be hosted by Caprock Plains Wind Energy Association (CPWEA) on August 12th at 6p.m.
The meeting, which will serve as CPWEA's annual membership meeting, is open to the public and will be held at the Floyd County Friends Unity Center in Muncy, Texas on Hwy 70 and FM 786 between Floydada and Lockney.
Rosemount, MN - Join the University of Minnesota and others interested in renewable energy for a community forum on Thursday, July 29, to highlight the launch of wind energy research and the siting of a cutting-edge wind turbine at UMore Park. The U's Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment provided significant early-stage funding to support the formation of the wind energy research consortium which includes public and private sector organizations.
Bloomington, MN - Minnesota Environmental Initiative’s (MEI) second session of the 2010 Business and Environment Series will provide attendees with an overview of renewable energy options and a roadmap and decision-making tools to enable scaled application of various renewable energy technologies. A panel of business leaders will also share case studies describing their own experiences implementing renewables. In addition, each attendee will have the opportunity to develop strategies for possible application in their company.
Watertown, NY - Upstate NY Power and The Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency are seeking local contractors, vendors and suppliers to be involved with the Galloo Island Wind Farm project. An event open to all companies in our region will be held by the JCIDA and Upstate NY Power on Friday, May 7th at the Watertown Elks Club. The event will encourage local employers to participate in the may required aspects maintaining a business to business aspect. The project will be inclusive of the development of 82 turbines.
Minneapolis, MN - A surprisingly large number of Minnesotans took part in the recent global climate talks. IATP joined climate activists, state and federal legislators, local officials, academics, students, businesses, researchers, NGOs and others from across the state in travelling to Copenhagen to address the challenge of global climate change.
Hawkeye, IA - This meeting is an excellent opportunity to ask questions and to learn how to start your wind generation project, according to organizer Jim Franzen. The meeting will take place at the Hawkeye Community Center, 102 E. Main St, Hawkeye, IA, on Thursday, July 16, at 5 p.m.
Wanamingo, MN - The Southwest Initiative Foundation will host a forum focusing on utility scale wind energy projects:
• Community wind economics
• Business models and finance
• Lands leases and other legal concerns
• Siting and permitting
• Environmental and health considerations
• Wind energy case studies
Presentation by Eric Lantz from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory with information and key findings of a recent study with NREL and Lawrence Berkeley on the economic impact of community wind.
Floyd County, TX - The Caprock Plains Wind Energy Association (CPWEA) will host a free and public symposium at the Floyd County Friends Unity Center, US Hwy 70 & TX Farm Rd 786, between Floydada and Lockney.