Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Bridge To 2030: Grid To Green Energy Purchasing Nov. 29 In Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh 2030 District will host another in its series of Bridge To 2030 workshops, this one on Grid To Green Energy Purchasing on November 29 at the Gateway Center, 603 Stanwix Street in Pittsburgh from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Speakers include--
-- Lindsay Baxter, Program Manager, PA Environmental Council: How does energy get from the generation source to your building? What is PJM Interconnection and how does it work? How can you decarbonize the energy used in your building? Get the technical foundation to understand how energy works in Pennsylvania.
-- Robin Cunningham, Green Products Specialist, WGL Energy: How does the typical procurement process work? How does the process change when you include renewable energy certificates (RECs) or other renewable options? How can you spur the development of new solar projects with your purchase? Get the supplier-side perspective on energy procurement.
-- Christopher Townsend, Attorney, Clark Hill: What are the most important procurement considerations and opportunities? How do you identify and mitigate risk? What are the benefits of contract review by a knowledgeable third-party in addition to your in-house counsel? Energy contracts are important, and complex, documents. Get the buyer’s representative perspective.
-- Marty Altschul, University Engineer, Carnegie Mellon University: Carnegie Mellon University has made a big commitment to renewables in their energy purchases. Learn why RECs were the right choice for CMU, the questions they asked going through the process, and where the program is likely to go in the future.
The workshop is presented in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, American Institute of Architects and the Pittsburgh Green Building Alliance and is eligible for GBCI and AIA HSW credits.
Click Here to register or for more information.

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