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Wind Energy Forum

2008

Paynesville, MN - Landowners and community leaders who want to learn more about navigating the wind energy arena are invited to a special forum on Wednesday, December 3 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Hilltop Restaurant in Paynesville.  The seminar will help participants understand general wind information, wind rights and development choices, how to secure an agreement with an energy company, a larger view of the issue, and get a sense of why wind energy is a unique opportunity.

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Residential Wind Power Presentation

2008

The Washoe County Department of Community Development will host an educational presentation covering residential wind power at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 in the Washoe County Commission Chambers, Ninth Street and Wells Avenue.

The presentation will focus on small-scale wind power suitable for residential use, its present status and its future in our area.

Representatives from NVEnergy, Community Development and local wind energy professionals will be available to answer questions.

Some of the topics to be covered in the presentation are:

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Thedford Wind Energy Informational Meeting

2008

The Thedford Community Development Corporation invites the public to an informational meeting on wind energy at Stub’s Restaurant in Thedford June 26, starting at 7 p.m.

Representatives from Nebraska Farmers Union will be on hand to discuss Nebraska's Community-Based Energy Development and explain the benefits of locally owned energy development.

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Community Wind Meeting-Scott City, KS

2008

A Community Wind Meeting will be held at the Wm. Carpenter 4-H Bldg. in Scott City, on north US83 Hwy., at the Scott County Fairgrounds. As you get to the north end of Scott City, turn east at the golf course (Fairground Road) and you can’t miss it.

The cost for attending this event is $10 per person, which includes a light lunch. This will also include the cost of printed handouts.

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Wind Energy Symposium

2008

As the possibilities for harnessing wind energy as a viable renewable energy source and job provider sweep across West Michigan, local governments face the challenges of establishing zoning ordinances that regulate the use of residential and commercial wind turbines.

A Wind Energy Symposium, developed by the Ottawa County Planning Commission and the Michigan State University Extension office, aims to offer solutions for local leaders and residents.

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The Path to Community Wind

2008

The Southwest Initiative Foundation and the Minnesota Department of
Commerce invite you to attend a meeting entitled The Path to Community
Wind.  Prior to the start of the Dispersed Generation study and at
other key points in the process, the Minnesota Department of Commerce
(DOC) is statutorily required to hold meetings in each of the five

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The Path to Community Wind

2008

Plus two more dates! (see below)

The Southwest Initiative Foundation and the Minnesota Department of Commerce invite you to attend a meeting entitled The Path to Community Wind. Prior to the start of the Dispersed Generation study and at other key points in the process, the Minnesota Department of Commerce (DOC) is statutorily required to hold meetings in each of the five greater Minnesota transmission planning zones. A portion of this meeting will satisfy the requirement for a meeting mid-way through the first phase of this study. The remainder of the meeting is devoted to providing information about a statewide assistance program for rural wind energy development.

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