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Environmental Assessments in the Great Lakes Region Webinar

This webinar was hosted by Windustry with support from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on May 18, 2010. The webinar provided a discussion of discuss environmental assessments for land-based wind energy development in and near communities along the Great Lakes.

Presenters for the webinar included:

  • David Stout, Chairman of the Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee, US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Charles McKeown, Renewable Energy Policy Program Manager, MSU Land Policy Institute
  • Michael D. Ernst, Esq., Director, Regulatory Affairs, Tetra Tech

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Meeting on Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy

The Meeting on Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy was held on March 1-2, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Attendees heard presentations on a variety of topics, including: transmission planning and strategy for the great lakes region, wind project economics, renewable energy credit markets and state renewable portfolio standards, and challenges and opportunities in siting wind projects. Please see below for the agenda and archived presentations.

Presentations

Transmission Planning and Strategy Panel:

State Updates:

Update from the Great Lakes Commission, Victoria Pebbles, Great Lakes Commission

Wind Energy Project Economics Panel:

Regional REC and RPS Best Practices, Jennifer Alvarado, Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association

Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord, Jesse Heier, Midwestern Governer's Association

Wind Energy Siting: Challenges and Opportunities:

Great Lakes Regional Wind Resources 2009

The Updates on Great Lakes Regional Wind Energy Resources were presented  February 23-24th, 2009 in Columbus, OH. Attendees and wind energy experts discussed the mid-size turbine market, comparative economics, how renewable translate into rates, integrating wind into the grid, and Wind Working Groups.

Presentations


Workforce Opportunities in Ohio’s Wind Industry
Emily Amato, Cuyahoga Community College,
Ohio Wind Working Group
AWEA Policy Update
Jeff Anthony, American Wind Energy Association
Landowner Options and Legal Issues in Wind Lease Agreements
Lisa Daniels, Windustry
Wind Turbine Supply Chain
Matt Garran, Great Lakes WIND Network
Great Lakes Wind Collaborative Overview & Update
John Hummer, Great Lakes Commission
Economic Policy Panel “Fuel Price Forecasts”
Ron Lehr, Consulting Attorney
10 FAQ’s About Wind Energy Integration…and Answers
Michael Milligan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Ohio’s Offshore Permitting Experience
David E. Nash, McMahon DeGulis
Renewable and Conventional Energy Generation:
Capacity and Costs

Ric O'Connell, Black & Veatch

New Energy. New Jobs. New Opportunities for Appalachia

2009

Athens, OH - The Appalachian Regional Commission is sponsoring the New Energy. New Jobs. New Opportunities for Appalachia conference to share ideas and best practices on how communities can use their energy resources and emerging energy technologies and practices to diversify and strengthen their economies. Topics will include growing green enterprises, developing energy-efficient facilities, and building new-energy education and training programs.

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Green Energy & Green Collar Jobs: Northwest Ohio Regional Workshop

2009

Perrysburg, OH - Attendees from the region will have the opportunity to hear from expert speakers, learn about green collar jobs and interact with companies at the free tradeshow.  Windustry Program Analyst Melissa Peterson will be one of the speakers.

Location: Owens Community College, Audio/Visual Classroom Center, 30335 Oregon Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551. Contact: geo@greenenergyohio.org or 614-985-6131.

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Green Energy & Green Collar Jobs: Southwest Ohio Regional Workshop

2009

Cincinnati, OH
Attendees from the region will have the opportunity to hear from expert speaker Larry Feist, learn about green collar jobs and interact with companies at the free tradeshow. 

Windustry Program Analyst Melissa Peterson will be one of the presenters.

Location: Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, 3520 Central Parkway Cincinnati, Ohio 45223.  Contact: jack.clock@greenenergyohio.org or 614-985-6131.

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