Interested in Energy Efficiency for Your County, Business, or NonProfit? Learn About Methods and Funding to Make it Happen!

MACo’s Energy Symposium is scheduled for November 14, 2013 at the Talbot County Community Center in Easton, MD from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm.

This event is FREE for Maryland county officials and staff members and is open to others for a fee of $55 per person. Lunch is provided and registration is required.

Seats are limited – please register online today. For more information about this event, contact Les Knapp or Virginia White.

PROGRAM OF EVENTS:

10:00 am – 10:15 am Welcoming Remarks

10:15 am – 10:30 am Overview of Energy Types and County Efforts & Issues

10:30 am – 11:30 am Exploring Maryland’s Energy Potential

Maryland is a state that has access to a diverse array of energy resources including: an emerging infrastructure for renewable energy sources, untapped natural gas, substantial coal reserves, and the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant.  Panelists will discuss and compare the benefits and drawbacks of Maryland’s various energy sectors and the role they could play in providing power for the future. Speakers will include experts on wind and solar power, gas, and nuclear power.

11:30 am – 11:45 am Break

11:45 am – 12:30 pm Roundtable Discussions & Lunch

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Tour of Talbot County Energy Projects

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Break

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Sustainable Energy and Efficiency Practices

If implemented properly, energy efficiency and sustainable energy practices can result in both cost savings and environmental benefits.  Panelists will discuss best practices and available programs that encourage and enable better energy usage. Speakers will include representatives from the Maryland Energy Administration, the Maryland Clean Energy Center, and other organizations offering funding programs for energy efficiency.

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Wrap-up and Adjournment

Many thanks to the sponsors of MACo’s Energy Symposium:

(If your organization is also interested in sponsoring this Symposium, please contact Kaley Schultze.)

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