GOVERNOR KITZHABER’S FUTURE ENERGY ACTION PLAN

In October 2011, Governor John Kitzhaber appointed  the Ten Year Energy Action Plan Task Force comprised of five Design Teams,  Energy Efficiency and Demand Management, Resource Mix, Siting Issues, Transportation and Governance. The Task Force was charged with making recommendations to the Governor on coordinated actions and initiatives that the State of Oregon can take in the next ten years to:

  • ·         Reduce our dependence on carbon-intensive fuels and foreign oil,
  • ·         Develop home-grown renewable energy resources,
  • ·         Mitigate greenhouse gas emissions,
  • ·         Improve energy efficiency and create rewarding local jobs, and
  • ·         Boost Oregon’s economy through investment and innovation.

 

After reviewing the Task Force recommendations, the Governor issued his proposed Ten Year Energy Action Plan for Oregon on June 5th.  Join us and be one of the first to learn more about what the Governor’s strategy will be for the state, ask questions and consider how it will affect energy policy in the years to come. 

Speaker:        Margi Hoffmann  Prior to joining the Governor’s office as his Energy Policy Adviser, Ms. Hoffmann served as Senior Vice President and Director of Oregon Operations for Strategies 360, a strategic consulting firm. Hoffmann has worked extensively on clean energy regulation and incentive structures, removing market barriers to bring more energy efficiency and renewable energy online

Details:          Date/Time:     Wednesday, June 20, 12-1:15 pm

Location:        Tonkin Torp, 888 Southwest 5th Avenue  Portland, OR 97204

                     (503) 221-1440

 

Cost:             Free to Sustainable Future Section members

                     $10 for non-Section members (cash or check to OSB at the door)

Food:            Please bring a Brown Bag Lunch

CLE:              1 General CLE credit (pending)

Register:       Email: woods@sustainableattorney.com

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