The Mountain Mail front page included an article today announcing The Chaffee County Renewable Energy Planning Initiative summit October 15 in Salida, Colorado. Kathryn Wadsworth of Incite Consulting, LLC says this summit is the public involvement component.
Businesses, non-profits, government, and academia may attend a presentation from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. by Don Marostica, Colorado Department of Economic Development and International Trade director. Marostica will talk about renewable energy economic development for Chaffee County, Colorado.
Other meetings scheduled for the day include a sustainability round table from 1:00 to 4:30 and the Renewable Energy Economic Summit from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
The round table will include organizations with reservations. They currently include: the towns of Poncha Springs, Buena Vista, and Salida, representative from Chaffee County, Southwest Conservation Corps, Colorado Mountain College, Chaffee Citizens for Sustainability, Mt. Princeton Geothermal, Peak Solar Designs, Saguache County and Custer County Conservation District.
According the The Mountain Mail article the Renewable Energy Economic Summit (at 6:00) is open to the public and will “feature discussion about the energy economy, geothermal resources and energy supplier programs and incentives.”