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Agricultural Solar Electric Investment Analysis Webinar (Part 1 of 6)

Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Eric Romich, F. John Hay, Charles Gould

Photovoltaic panels are an increasingly common sight on urban rooftops and rural properties across the U.S. The declining cost of equipment and installation makes installing a behind-the-electric-meter (net metered) solar electric system enticing for many farmers. Evaluating...

The Legal Landscape for the Clean Power Plan

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Presenter: Lara Fowler, Penn State Law, is a chapter author of “The Law and Policy of Biofuels” Hosted by: Northeast woody/warm season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio)* and the Clean Power Plan webinar seriesThis webinar will provide a brief recap of the U.S. Clean Power Plan...

Energy Leasing Webinar

Monday, June 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

Rural landowners and attorneys who want to learn more about solar energy development can do so at the upcoming Solar Energy Leasing Program webinar. Slated for June 27, the webinar is geared toward landowners who may be approached for solar development, said Paul...

Extension Programs in Renewable Energy

Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST

Janet Nagele begins by discussing the renewable energy education program which began five years ago in Oregon. The focus of the program is energy literacy with youth. There are 14 lessons put together with a student engagement design. These materials are all available...

U.S. Carbon Policy Trends and Implications for the Biomass Industry

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenters: Jessie Stolark and Laura Small, Policy Associates with the Environmental and Energy Study Institute The Clean Power Plan (CPP) is the keystone policy of President Obama's Climate Action Plan, an ambitious goal to cut economy wide greenhouse gas emissions in...

Biofuels, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and Invasive Plants: What’s the Fuss All About?

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Biofuels, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and Invasive Plants: What’s the Fuss All About?Sponsored by the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium In June 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a supple­mental final rule associated with the Renewable Fuel...

E3A - Understanding incentives: A key to a viable renewable energy project

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger

As part of the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A) curriculum, the 15 minute presentation and follow-up conversation will address federal tax credits and grants and offer a quick overview of net metering. References for finding and harnessing state and local...

Using the National Renewable Energy Lab’s PVWatts: Building interactive learning experiences

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger

The National Renewable Energy Lab's PVWatts is the most widely used first step for estimating the production and financial performance of distributed photovoltaic systems. The 15 minute presentation and subsequent conversation will provide a demonstration of the PVWatts...

E3A Technical Short: "Trunks" for teaching energy

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger, Torie Haraldson

Torie Haraldson, Montana State Extension, will provide an overview of using demonstration trunks for hands on programming related to energy. A lighting, insulation, and window "trunk" will be profiled. As the trunks are currently only available to WY and MT...

USDA Energy Programs - An E3A "Technical Short"

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger

Lorraine Werner, Area Director for USDA Rural Development - Wyoming, will offer an overview of RD's energy programs. The Section 9007 Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) will receive special attention. Please register at the link below! All are welcome!

Federal Small Hydropower Regulation

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger

With simplification of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Bureau of reclamation Lease of Power Privilege, small hydro-power is potentially much less burdensome to develop. This reduction in federal oversight may improve the economic feasibility of certain...

The State of Exploring Energy Efficiency & Alternatives (E3A)

Friday, February 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Milton Geiger, Michael Vogel

Update on new curriculum, state partnerships, ordering tool kits, field teaching trunks, and more!See

Utility Scale Wind Energy Development – Methods for Resolving Conflict

Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

This presentation will provide an in-depth look into conflict resolution techniques related to utility scale renewable energy projects in local jurisdictions. In addition, this webinar will highlight strategies focused on community engagement & conflict resolution in...

Utility Scale Wind Energy Development

Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar will provide an overview of best practices, case studies, and field research to address issues and opportunities related to utility scale wind energy projects. The presentation will cover three major topics: Business/Project Development Utility Siting...

Here Comes the Sun: A Presentation on Solar Energy for Homes and Residential Buildings

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger

Co-sponsored by the Wyoming Chapter of the US Green Building Council and University of Wyoming Extension, this presentation and discussion will address the technical and financial feasibility of both solar photovoltaics and solar thermal. The event focuses on Wyoming, but the...