October 22, 2015: Dave Sjoding – Local Energy Plans: Electricity, Heat, Transport, Food & Water

Local Energy Plans: Electricity, Heat, Transport, Food & Water
Speaker: Dave Sjoding, CHP/Renewable Energy Specialist, WSU Energy Program

Thursday, October 22 at 12:30P
Port Townsend Yacht Club, 2503 Washington Street, Port Townsend

The Key Speaker for October is Dave Sjoding, CHP/Renewable Energy Specialist, WSU Energy Program. Mr. Sjoding has led research into a broad range of energy issues/sources including biomass, CHP (combined heat and power) applications, distributed generation and energy policy and pricing.

In his presentation, Mr. Sjoding will address local energy plans, including formation of a local energy development company, financing of energy development projects and the need for local energy project “champions”. He will also cite examples of successful regional (NW WA) energy development projects and provide a briefing on a school district energy success story.

An energy industry veteran, Mr. Sjoding is the Director of the 5-state U.S. DOE Northwest Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Technical Assistance Partnership and team leader for the Pacific Regional Biomass Energy Partnership. The CHP Industry Association recently recognized his work in CHP generation with a CHP Champion award. He has also served as Assistant Director of the Washington State Energy Office.

Attendees are welcome to arrive early to network with other local alternative energy advocates and professionals. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Doors open at noon. The presentation will begin at 12:30P.

The Jefferson County Energy Lunch Program is made possible by our sponsors. Please join us in thanking Power Trip Energy, Sunshine Propane, Huber’s Inn, Alaska Power & Telephone Company, The Port of Port Townsend, Frederickson Electric, Port Townsend Paper Company, Port Townsend Friends of Energy Lunch and our two newest sponsors: Ravenna Capital Management and Washington State Department of Commerce.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED BY SPEAKERS AND OTHERS AT ENERGY LUNCH EVENTS REPRESENT ONLY THEIR OWN PERSONAL VIEWS AND DO NOT REFLECT THE OPINIONS OF THE ENERGY LUNCH ORGANIZERS OR ANY OF THE LOCAL SPONSORS.

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