Leadership in Forging a Clean Energy Future: A Forum for Colorado Communities
The Energy Forum held on April 28th, 2005 was an opportunity for leaders from Colorado's towns, cities and counties to discuss clean energy plans that will benefit our economy, our citizens and our natural environment.
A summary of the Forum can be accessed below:
PDF of Report Summary
The Forum, which was co-sponsored by the Wirth Chair, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), focused on five main topics. Those topics are noted below, along with the presentations offered.
To learn more about these topics, please view the presentations below:
Today's Energy Challenges and Opportunities Randy Udall, Director of CORE
Success Stories: Energy and Greenhouse Gas Reductions in Salt Lake City Rocky Anderson, Mayor Salt Lake City
Constructing a Virtual Energy Efficiency "Power Plant:" Austin's 550 MW Powerhouse - Roger Duncan, Deputy General Manager, Austin Energy
- Priming the Business Pump: Clean Energy and Economic Development Steve Burkholder, Mayor City of Lakewood
Priming the Business Pump: Clean Energy and Economic Development John Stulp, Former County Commissioner, Prowers County
Technologies to Promote Clean Energy Carol Tombari, State and Local Initiatives, NREL
- Policies to Promote Clean Energy Mark Ruzzin, Mayor City of Boulder & Program Associate Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)