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Everyone Knows It's Windy! The State of Wind Energy

  • Friday, June 09, 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Abromson Center- Hannaford Hall, USM, 88 Bedford Street, Portland, ME 04101


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Everyone Knows It's Windy!
The State of Wind Energy

Thank you to everyone who attended!
Presentations are available in blue below.

Bangor Daily News wind article by Darren Fishell, "Maine wind power's next phase will be strange for firms used to competing"

Mainebiz wind article by Renee Cordes, "Onshore wind development slow but steady as offshore plan advances"

The Northeast Wind Resource Center, in partnership with Clean Energy Group, E2Tech, and the Maine Ocean and Wind Industry Initiative, is hosting a forum to discuss onshore and offshore wind power on a national, regional, and state level. 

Please join us for a market and policy discussion
with leading experts on wind energy!


8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Coffee
9:00 - 9:40 a.m. The State of Wind Energy in the U.S.

  • Suzanne Tegen - Wind & Water Deployment Manager, NREL (Tegen's Presentation)
  • Jeff Marks - Executive Director, E2Tech (moderator)
9:40 - 10:20 a.m. The State of Wind Energy in New England
  • Alan McBride - Director, Transmission Strategy & Services, ISO New England (McBride's Presentation)
  • Valerie Stori - Project Director, Clean Energy Group (moderator)
10:20 - 10:40 a.m. Break
10:40 - 11:30 a.m. The State of Wind Energy in Maine
  • Jeremy Payne - Executive Director, Maine Renewable Energy Association (Payne's Presentation)
  • David Wilby - President, Wilby Public Affairs, LLC
  • Benjamin Brown - Project Coordinator, Maine Ocean and Wind Industry Initiative (moderator)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wind Energy Developers Discussion
  • Jonathan Baker - Senior Project Developer, EDF Renewable Energy
  • Brooke Barnes - Principal, Stantec (moderator)
  • Carolyn Heeps - Development Strategy Manager, Offshore, North America, RES Offshore
  • Matt Kearns - Chief Development Officer, Longroad Energy Partners
  • Paul Williamson - Development Manager, Apex Clean Energy
12:30 p.m. - Networking Lunch

This event is free and open to the public,
but please register in advance. 

Thank you to our partners!


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