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|MPJC: A Closer Look CLEAN Energy In Marin + Snacks|
|Date||Monday November 16|
|Time||6:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
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Monday, November 16, 6:30 PM
Marin Peace and Justice Coalition
A Closer Look
CLEAN Energy In Marin
A panel discussion of different perspectives moderated by Norman Solomon.
With the recent selection of Shell, a provider of clean energy to PG&E, as a possible sole provider in the early stages of the MCE energy plan, it's time to take a closer look at Marin's energy future and all the options MCE is working on for Marin.
* Dawn Weisz, Interim Director of Marin Energy Authority
* Barbara George, Executive Director of Women’s Energy Matters
* Juliette Anthony, Legislative & Regulatory Consultant for Californians for Renewable Energy
* Hunter Stern of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union-1245
* Sue Kateley Executive Director of the California Solar Energy Industries Association
* Liz Yager, Program Mgr. of Sonoma County Energy Independence Program
WHERE: Wesley Hall, 199 Greenfield Ave., San Rafael, on the corner of Ross Valley Dr.. Wesley Hall is the large building next to First United Methodist Church, which is just off the Miracle Mile (Fourth St.) across from Bedrock Music, not far from Cafe Gratitude.
Snacks 6:30 PM
Program 7:15 PM
For more information: Denise Beck, (415)924-2347 or deniselb [at] sbcglobal.net
Clean Energy News Room for background information.
PG&E backs measure to tighten grip on cities, San Francisco Chronicle, August 18, 2009
"For years, cities dissatisfied with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. have tried to break away from the utility company, either by joining another or going into the power business for themselves...." Read More. http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/CD/Main/comdev/advance/Sustainability/Energy/cca/pdf/PGE_backs_measure_SFChronicle.pdf
Upfront: clean energy vs. dirty deeds,
Pacific Sun, August 6, 2009
"While the Marin Energy Authority assesses bids from a dozen companies to provide green energy and compete with Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility company has launched a campaign to kill public power plans across California. ...." Read More. http://www.pacificsun.com/news/show_story.php?id=1015
A dozen companies submit bids to Marin Energy Authority, Contra Costa Times, July 24, 2009
"A dozen companies have submitted bids to the Marin Energy Authority to supply electricity and compete with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to boost usage of renewable energy in the county...." Read More. http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/CD/Main/comdev/advance/Sustainability/Energy/cca/pdf/A%20dozen%20companies%20submit%20bids%20to%20marin%20energy%20authority.pdf