Upcoming Forum on Renewable Energy in Kentucky

Cross-posted at KySEA: Upcoming Forum on Renewable Energy In Kentucky

Interested individuals are encouraged to register for a one day conference about the opportunities for job creation in Kentucky through renewable energy.

The forum will take place on Wednesday, November 17 at the Berea College Alumni Building in Berea, Kentucky from 9 am to 3:30 pm.

The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center, the Tennessee and Eastern Kentucky Wind Working Group, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, the Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence, and Energizing Kentucky (a collaboration among four Kentucky colleges and universities).

According to conference publicity, the program will explore:

  • Economic Drivers for Renewable Energy
  • Opportunities to develop Kentucky’s workforce to meet the industry’s current and future employment needs
  • Funding and investment opportunities that a clean energy economy might provide
  • Challenges for businesses, utilities and consumers

There is a registration fee of $15 that will cover a light breakfast and lunch. Any questions about this event may be directed to 502-852-0965.

Kristin Tracz

About Kristin Tracz

Kristin Tracz served MACED’s Research and Policy team from 2009-2012 working on clean energy policy, energy efficiency programs and the Appalachian Transition Initiative. She joined MACED after finishing her Master of Environmental Management degree at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. She now lives and works in Washington, DC.