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Summer Renewable Energy Series
12:30 PM
Montana Renewable Energy Association
MREA’s Summer Series is a virtual, lunch-time series featuring installers, advocates, and experts discussing fun and interesting topics in renewable energy. Join MREA on Thursdays at 12:30 pm for engaging presentations and Q&A sessions on Montana’s energy resources and policies, as well as virtual tours of solar PV, hydro, and battery systems. Plus, hear from special guests on how renewable energy is pairing up with transportation, agriculture, and even Montana’s two National Parks – Glacier and Yellowstone!

When: Thursdays, at 12:30 pm beginning on June 25th and running through September 3rd. The presentations will last for about 30 minutes.

Where: From wherever you are! Our virtual series will be hosted on Zoom. The link to join the meeting will be posted on this website, Facebook, and shared via email ahead of the presentation.

Jun. 25: Introduction to Renewable Energy in Montana

Jul. 2: Wind Energy Systems (Guest speaker: Dave Ryan, Balance Engineering)

Jul. 9: Solar PV Systems Virtual Site Visit! (Guest speaker: Dan Brandborg, SBS Solar)

Jul. 16: Micro-hydro Systems Virtual Site Visit! (Guest speaker: Rip Hamilton and Lee Tavenner, Solar Plexus)

Jul. 23: Battery Storage Systems Virtual Site Visit! (Guest speaker: Travis Jordan, Jordan Solar)

Jul. 30: Renewable Energy Policy in Montana

Aug. 6: Understanding the Montana Public Service Commission

Aug. 13: Renewable Energy + Transportation (Guest speakers: Kyla Maki, MT DEQ and Vince Caristo, Mountain Line Public Transit)

Aug. 20: Renewable Energy + Montana's National Parks (Guest speakers: staff from Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks!)

Aug. 27: Renewable Energy + Agriculture (Guest speaker: Stacie Peterson, National Center for Appropriate Technology)

Sep. 3: What's Next for Renewable Energy? (Guest speaker: Bethany Speer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Montana Renewable Energy Association
Address: Online Missoula, MT 59808
Phone: (406) 214-9405

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