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2018 Coos County Spring Energy Tour

Posted by Bridget Callahan on February 21, 2018

An exploration of local resilience and clean energy in Coos County

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Sustainable Northwest, in partnership with Sol Coast Consulting and Design and Energy Trust of Oregon, hosted the 2018 Coos County Spring Tour. 

This 2-day event brought together local and regional experts in clean energy and resiliency planning.

A full agenda can be found here.


What: Coos County Energy and Resilience Tour

When: May 21-22, 2018

Where: Coos County, based in Coos Bay

The two-tour included:

  • Driving and walking tours exploring innovative renewable and energy efficiency projects, including solar + storage stops;
  • A trip to Bandon Dunes Golf Resort to learn about sustainable natural resource practices, followed by a lunchtime panel with Wild Rivers Coast Alliance;
  • Meeting with leaders in Coos County who are accelerating coastal resiliency and investigating wave technology; 
  • Networking opportunities and evening reception with energy leaders from around the state; and
  • Resources and practical tools to take back to your community.

Presentations can be found below:

Statewide Resilience Planning, Oregon Department of Energy

Coastal Resilience Planning, Sol Coast Consulting and Design

Asset Based Planning: Marine Renewable Energy, Pacific Ocean Energy Trust

Planning for Community Solar in Oregon


For more information about the Spring Tour or the Making Energy Work Network, contact Bridget Callahan at bcallahan@sustainablenorthwest.org, or (503) 756-0494.

This event was brought to you by Sustainable Northwest, Sol Coast Consulting and Design, and Energy Trust of Oregon.

       

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