Central Vermont Regional Energy Meeting

The next Central Vermont Regional Energy Network will take place on August 27. The meeting will be held in the Memorial Room of Montpelier City Hall (entrance around the back) from 6:30-9:00 pm. The meeting will feature speakers to talk about the new Clean Energy Assessment District law that recently passed and about community renewables. Please find the agenda attached and below. We hope you will be able to join us on the 27th.

Proposed Agenda: Promoting Renewable Energy in Your Community

6:30 Gather, eat, and socialize

6:45 Updates

7:00 Local Energy Committee Roundtable
Brief updates from town energy committees and discussion of latest projects and challenges faced

7:30 Clean Energy Assessment Districts
Peter Adamczyk, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation. Peter will provide a brief overview of this new mechanism available to municipalities to help residents finance energy efficiency and renewable energy in their homes.

7:50 Legislative Update
Brief review of H.446 and other legislation passed during the most recent legislative session

8:00 Community Renewables
1. Community Wind and Building Public Support; Lawrence Mott, New Generation Partners
2. Plainfield Hydro Project, Claudia Clark, Selectboard, Town of Plainfield
3. Funding for renewables through the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Rich Smith (invited); other funding – Clare Rock, CVPRC

8:55 Wrap-Up

9:00 Adjourn