2018 Fall Energy Symposium

Posted by Sally Bernstein on August 21, 2018

Advancing a clean energy economy across Oregon


Sustainable Northwest in partnership with The Environmental Center is hosting the third annual Fall Energy Symposium in Bend, Oregon on November 1 & 2, 2018. This 2-day event will bring together community leaders, businesses, elected officials, ranchers, farmers, and agency partners to identify strategies to advance clean energy initiatives across Oregon. 

Register today!

What: 2018 Fall Energy Symposium

When: November 1-2, 2018

Where: Bend, Oregon

Cost: $65 registration, $10 Thursday Evening Reception

We are excited to announce our 2018 lunchtime keynote speaker, Bend City Councilor Sally Russell, a passionate energy and climate leader. Her Keynote will address how municipal leadership is instrumental in passing a durable and actionable Climate Plan, and offer guidance how your community can too.

Additional panels discussions and events include:

  • Solar, storage, and microgrids, presented by the Oregon Department of Energy
  • Oregon's Community Solar Program with the Oregon Public Utility Commission
  • A path to net zero for public facilities
  • An incremental guide to Energy Planning: Perspectives from City of Talent, Hood River County, and City of Bend
  • Policy roundup: Featuring Carbon Cap-and-Invest, Grid Modernization through Senate Bill 978, and more
  • Green energy tour and reception at The Environmental Center

Please find a detailed agenda below. 

A room block is available at Three Sisters Inn & Suites. Please contact them directly and let them know you are with Sustainable Northwest to access discounted room rates, (541) 382-1515.

For questions about the Symposium or the Making Energy Work for Rural Oregon Network contact Bridget Callahan, Energy Program Associate, at (503) 756-0494 or 

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Thank you to our sponsors: