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What is Wisconsin’s Energy Strategy?

October 4, 2019 @ 4:00 am CDT

Free

October 4, 2019 from 9:00am to 1:15pm
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governors Club
1 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703

The Thompson Center was pleased to host a conference on renewable energy production in Wisconsin. Panelists included representatives of both public and private organizations and esteemed academics. The conference examined the opportunities and challenges in building up Wisconsin’s renewable energy capacity and how the state can optimize the use of its existing renewable energy resources. The Thompson Center would like to thank conference cosponsors the Wisconsin Energy Institute, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability & the Global Environment, Nelson Institute Energy Analysis & Policy Institute, and AEI Executive Council at UW-Madison and The Wisconsin Eye for streaming and recording this event.

CONFERENCE LINKS

Introductory Remarks: Ryan Owens, Thompson Center Director

Panel 1: How Can Wisconsin Optimize Use of its Renewable Energy Resources?

Moderator: Tanya Paslawski, Michigan Electric & Gas Association
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Panel 2: What are the Opportunities & Challenges in Building a Renewable Energy Portfolio?

Moderator: Tom Still, Wisconsin Technology Council
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Keynote Address: Sharon Jacobs, University of Colorado Law School, author of The Energy Prosumer

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Venue

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governors Club
1 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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