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Offshore Wind Projects: Site Control Issues, Regulatory Hurdles, and the Leasing and Permitting Process

2010

Times are EDT - The second of the 2010-2011 ABA-ACORE Webinar Series will explore issues that offshore wind developers, as well as companies providing engineering, construction, and related services in the renewable energy space, face in the context of state and federal regulatory regimes.

Experts on this panel have experience with various types of renewable energy sources and renewable energy projects that have been sited on government property, both onshore and offshore.

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Cost Allocation Methods for Transmission of Wind Energy in the Great Lakes Region

2010

Times are EDT - The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) Regional Transmission Workgroup invites you to join a two hour discussion on transmission cost allocation, particularly as it pertains to the connection of wind energy facilities to the grid. Representatives from the major transmission organizations in the Great Lakes region will provide an overview of their respective cost allocation processes and plans for future changes. General discussion on the drawbacks and advantages of the different cost allocation methods is encourage.

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Challenges & Opportunities of Public-Private Energy Partnerships - Private Ownership

2010

Times are EDT - This webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy is for those considering launching or supporting energy efficiency or renewable energy programs involving both public and private parties. It is part of a set of webinars on leveraging private and public financing for long term energy efficiency investments and includes an overview of effective new models being implemented.

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Environmental Assessments in the Great Lakes Region

2010

Times are ET - Please join Windustry and the Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy Institute for a webinar on Tuesday May 18th at 11am ET to discuss environmental assessments for land based wind energy development in and near communities along the Great Lakes.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Current research efforts in the region on public opinions regarding wind energy in communities next to and near the Great Lakes;
  • The recent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wind turbine guidelines committee recommendations;
  • Environmental assessments from the environmental consultant perspective.
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JEDI Analysis in the Great Lakes Webinar

2010

Times are EDT - The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) Economic Development Workgroup invites you to join Suzanne Tegen, Senior Energy Analyst at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), and David G. Loomis, Associate Professor of Economics at Illinois State University and Chair of the GLWC Economic Development Workgroup, for a 75 minute webinar to learn how to use the Jobs and Economic Development Impacts (JEDI) model and hear how a JEDI analysis can demonstrate the economic benefits of wind energy in your state, region or community.

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Energy Democracy & Financing an Inclusive Green Economy

2010

Times are ET - We will be discussing potential policies and methods for financing clean technology and job creation in the new green economy. Two different organizations are presenting material, both aimed at developing financing mechanisms and strategies to increase access to capital and the green economy, especially for low-income communities and communities of color.

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Web Mapping and Online GIS Applications for Renewable Energy

2010

Times are EDT - You will learn how to use online maps to download renewable energy resource data for an area you select. And you will learn how to use Web-based geographical information system (GIS) tools developed at the DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to support biomass, geothermal, solar, and wind projects. In fact, you will receive an overview of all of the GIS tools available online at NREL.

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