Our Final Video report installment from The Offshore Wind For NY Conference. The focus is on the policy and political will needed to bring offshore wind to NY
We hear from Catherine Bowes, National Wildlife Federation; Adrienne Esposito, Citizens Campaign for the Environment; Doug Sims, Natural Resources Defense Council; Gordian Raacke, Renewable Energy Long Island; Lisa Dix, Sierra Club.
Jim Lanard, President of the Offshore Wind Development Coalition, talks how wind power causes electricity price suppression, and the push back to that.
He explains how offshore wind power will LOWER electric rates, causing lower profits for those who make their money off fossil fuels and ultra high “peak demand” “market rates”… they’re probably not going to like that!
So watch when they come to fight your wind projects.
He tells us what to expect and what we can do about it.
In this 3rd report from the Offshore Wind for New York 2013 Conference, the focus is on the aspects of the utility, the huge power and influence the utility can wield to either get it done or not, and the LIPA (soon to be PSEG Long Island) Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind.
We hear from Neal Lewis, LIPA Trustee / Sustainable Institute at Molloy College Director; Gordian Raacke, Renewable Energy Long Island; Doug Sims, Natural Resources Defense Council; Adrienne Esposito, Citizens Campaign for the Environment; Jackson Morris, Pace University Energy and Climate Center, and David Daly, incoming President of PSEG Long Island.
Additionally, Speaker here Doug Sims, Of NRDC has recently released a very important and informative paper: