Integrating Clean Energy into Your Community

Integrating Clean Energy into Your Community
Friday, March 20, 2015
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame
240 Main St, Goshen, NY 10924
The Orange County Municipal Planning Federation along with the Orange County Department
of Planning is collaborating with NYSERDA’s NY-Sun PV Trainers Network to bring you a full
day clean energy training event on Friday, March 20, 2015 in Goshen, NY.
This full-day training will include workshops on Intro to Solar Policy, Adopting the New York
State Unified Solar Permit, Zoning for Solar Energy and background on other forms of
renewable energy, including wind and geothermal.
Municipal representatives including planning and zoning board members, planners, code
officers, elected officials, and solar energy professionals and other interested stakeholders from
around the Hudson Valley are invited to attend. The preliminary agenda is summarized below:
Time
8:00 – 8:30 am
8:30 – 8:40 am
Integrating Clean Energy into Your Community
Registration and Breakfast
Welcome Remarks from OC Municipal Planning
Federation
&
An Overview of the NY-Sun PV Trainers Network
8:40 – 10:10 am
Intro to Solar Policy
(Justin Strachan & Adam Schnell, Sustainable CUNY)
10:20 – 11:40 am
Intro to Wind and Geothermal Technologies
11:50 am – 12:45 pm
Adopting the NYS Unified Solar Permit
(Adam Schnell, Sustainable CUNY)
12:45 – 1:45 pm
Lunch
1:45 – 4:30 pm
Zoning for Solar Energy
(Jessica Bacher & John Nolon,
Pace University Land Use Law Center)
TO REGISTER via the Orange County Municipal Planning Federation and forgo processing fees:
http://www.orangecountygov.com/filestorage/124/1362/4665/OCMPF_Brochure_Spring2015.pdf
TO REGISTER via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/integrating-clean-energy-into-yourcommunity-tickets-15800647161
For questions, please contact Kate Schmidt, [email protected]