Saturday, January 12, 2013

Public Forum: Alternative Energy in the Buffalo-Niagara Region

Business Gets Green Speaker Series
  • WHEN: Tuesday, January 15th, 5:30-7:00pm 
  • THIS MONTH’S TOPIC: “Alternative Energy in the Buffalo-Niagara Region”
 This event is free and open to the public

Representatives from three local companies in the renewable energy fields of solar, wind and geothermal power will present the obstacles and opportunities to advancing alternative energy systems in the Buffalo-Niagara region.

Featured Speakers:

Bill Nowak will speak on the Feed-In Tariff legislation and current developments in New York State to institute a better pricing system that promotes renewables. Bill will also touch upon the challenges for the company, Buffalo Geothermal in pushing through local geothermal projects. Check out more about Buffalo Geothermal here:

Bridget Reagan from Solar Liberty will come as a representative from our region’s largest solar panel installer. She will reveal what has helped made Solar Liberty successful and what needs to be improved upon to bring more solar energy potential to areas like Western New York. Check out more about Solar Liberty here:

Kean Stimm, President of Kean Wind Turbines, will present on a new wind power system that will revolutionize the viability of generating power by using wind. An emerging entrepreneur from the region, Kean will give attendees a glimpse into his current challenges and opportunities in getting his company off the ground. Check out more about Kean Wind Turbines here:

The Business Gets Green format features several speakers from pertinent areas within the local green business community, as well as the opportunity for all attendees to introduce themselves and report any brief announcements that may be of interest to the audience.

RSVP's are strongly encouraged as there is limited space at this venue. Join the event on Facebook, here:
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