Douglas County Smart Energy
January 11, 2016
After a brief update on the website and Facebook, Melanie led discussion of the Rural Energy Workshop, to be held in the Ford Room of Douglas County Library from 9:00a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tentative cost is $10, with scholarships available.
Exhibit tables can be set up.
Workshop Draft Agenda
09:00am-09:30am WORKSHOP OVERVIEW: Five minute welcome by Mayor Larry Rich or City Manager Lance Colley on Roseburg’ s energy successes with light refreshments served.
09:30am-10:00am Jim Walls Keynote: “The Lake County Experience”, with successes and challenges of moving to renewables and energy efficiency. Followed by Q & A.
10:00am-10:30am Energy Efficiency Case Study from local business: Ireland Trucking, Costco or Walmart. Followed by Q & A.
10:45am-12:30pm Energy Efficiency Panel: (ETO. UCAN, Enhabit, Earth · Advantage) . Each speaker has 5 minutes to tell their organization’s story and suggest possible community projects. Followed by in-depth facilitated discussion of a community project.
12:30pm-01:15pm Working Lunch with Breakout Groups: Discussion of projects in greater detail, to be reported back.
01:15pm-01:30pm Technology Discussion
01:30pm-02:30pm Renewable Energy Panel: (Oregon Clean Energy Cooperative, Newcastle Solar, Pacific Power). Same format as Energy Efficiency Panel, with facilitated discussion.
02:45pm-03:15pm Breakout Groups: report back on project ideas
03:15pm-03:30pm Next Steps
Melanie will email a list of potential invitees before the next meeting. Be prepared to identify who you contact and other names to add.
The Planning Subcommittee will meet before the next meeting to prepare an invitation/information. letter for participants.
NEXT MEETING: Monday , February 8, 2016