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

Agenda

Continental breakfast

Introduction
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

Adjourn