ENVIRONMENTAL & ENERGY TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL OF MAINE

Oct 26th Forum - Maine's Evolving Wind Energy Resource

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Univ of ME (Orono), Wells Ctr & USM (Portland) Wishcamper Ctr (Satellite, teleconference location)

Registration

  • The event is free and open to the public. Please register to reserve a seat as space is limited.

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Speaker's Power Point Presentations 
(click on presenter's name to download)

Charlie Colgan, PhD, Muskie School of Public Service, USM
Gary Hunt, PhD, Professor of Economics, University of Maine
Colin High, PhD, Resource Systems Group, VT
Brian Conroy, Director of Electric System Engineering, CMP

 

Are you confused by the conflicting information you've been hearing about wind power?  Do you want information you can trust to help you compare the benefits and the impacts of generating electricity from Maine’s wind resource?

E2Tech is sponsoring a free public forum to discuss Maine’s wind power industry and the goals for our region’s energy future.  Experts in transmission, air quality and economics will share their views and answer commonly asked questions including:

  • Can wind power create jobs & boost the economy?
  • Are wind power subsidies worth it?
  • Can the grid effectively and consistently distribute power generated by wind?
  • Can wind power significantly improve air quality and reduce emissions?
Panelists:

  • Charles Colgan, PhD, Muskie School of Public Service, USM
  • Colin High, PhD, Resource Systems Group, VT
  • Brian Conroy, Director of Electric System Engineering, Central Maine Power Company
  • Gary Hunt, PhD, Professor of Economics, University of Maine
Moderator: Chris Facchini, WLBZ, Bangor
Locations:

  • Orono: Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
  • PortlandWishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine (Satellite, teleconference location) 


For more information: Oct 26th Flyer

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