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Americans for a Clean Energy Grid Regional Transmission Webinar Series

Submitted by EFC Team on September 16th, 2013

Regional Transmission Webinar Series
Since 2010, the Americans for a Clean Energy Grid initiative has held seven regional transmsion summits in OregonIowaKansasMassachusetts,OhioTennessee, and Colorado. We will be hosting an event in Minnesota in October, too. At those events, we heard from a diverse range of folks who care about the urgent need to modernize, integrate, extend, and add capacity to our nation’s high-voltage electric transmission grid.

While the need for a modern and clean-energy grid is only more urgent now, the situation has continued to evolve in all these regions and at the national level, and the importance of an educated public and private sector concerning these issues remains.  To that end, Americans for a Clean Energy Grid presents a series of regionally-focused webinars on what’s going on in the world of transmission running from Fall 2013 to Winter 2014. Each webinar will span one hour, featuring presentations by transmission experts from the region in question and a discussion of environmental, economic, and political issues including planning, siting, and cost allocation.

You will need to RSVP in order to receive the link to each webinar. E-mail reminders will be sent out once final dates are established and speakers confirmed. They will also be sent out one week before and the day of. Please click as many links on the tentative schedule below as you like, and you will be directed to a page on which you can register to attend.

If you would like to register for all of the webinars, please use this link.

 

Pacific Northwest
September 19th, 2013 at 11:00 AM Pacific/2:00 PM Eastern

Please register here. Click here for login details.

Cameron Yourkowski, Senior Policy Manager, Renewable Northwest Project

Roger Hamilton, Director, University of Oregon’s Climate Leadership Initiative

Midwest
October 3rd, 2013 at 1:00 PM Central/2:00 PM Eastern

Larry Pearce, Executive Director, Governor’s Wind Energy Coalition

Johnathan Hladik, Energy Policy Advocate, Center for Rural Affairs

Heartland
Week of October 14th

New England
Week of October 28th

PJM
Week of November 11th

Southeast
Week of November 25th

Rocky Mountain
Week of December 9th

If you have any questions or difficulties with registration, please send an e-mail toinfo@energyfuturecoalition.org. We look forward to having you join us for what will be a substantive and highly informative series.

 

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