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Renewables & Reforms for Alaska's Railbelt w/ Chris Rose

  • IBEW Local 1547 2000 Airport Way Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map)

How do we get electricity in Alaska? How do we as community members make it more renewable & create good green jobs?

Join us for a presentation & community discussion to find out with Chris Rose, founder and Executive Director of Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP). This discussion will aim to help Fairbanksans better understand our electric grid, opportunities for more clean, renewable energy, and the need to reform the Railbelt electric grid between Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula.

For the last 15 years, REAP has led the discussion on why and how local renewable energy resources can decrease our dependence on fossil fuels, create jobs and stabilize energy prices. From this experience, Mr. Rose will help us better understand our electric system and how we can take action as a community. In particular, he will discuss important reforms being proposed to make the electricity grid in Alaska's Railbelt more efficient, and able to accommodate more renewable energy. The event will also feature ample time for Q & A, so please come and learn about how wind, solar and other renewables can (and will) transform our lives.

Talk will be from 7pm to 8:30pm, come by at 6:30pm for snacks and discussion.
This event is made possible with support from Renewable Energy Project Alaska (REAP), IBEW 1547 and the Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition (FCAC).
For questions: Contact Jamie Hansen via phone at 907-799-5628 or email at jamie@iialaska.com.

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