Municipal Energy Procurement Forum

Hosted by Ulster County Climate Smart Committee
Wednesday, April 13th 2016 | 8:45 AM to 10:30 AM 721 Media Center |
721 Broadway, Kingston 12401


Continental breakfast

Ulster County Legislator Manna Jo Greene, Chair, U.C. Climate Smart Committee and Pat Courtney Strong, an independent contractor to NYSERDA

Overview of energy consumption – Hugo Jule, Courtney Strong Inc.
o Energy consumption by end users in New York buildings

Solar Procurement Guidelines for Local Government – Emily Chessin, Meister Consultants Group, NY-Sun PV Trainers Network
o Why Procure Solar
o New York Solar Market and Policy Background o Solar Electric System Procurement Process
o Special Areas of Concern for Local Governments
o Case Studies in Municipal Procurements

Q&A Open Discussion
o Town supervisors discuss areas in which they need the most help and follow up.

Mid-Hudson Streetlight Consortium: An introduction
– Jen Metzger, Pat Courtney Strong