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Working Collaboratively to Advance Renewable Energy Projects

Workshop Agenda

Wednesday February 18, 2015 – 6:00-8:30pm at 2350 in Hamden

5:45    Arrival & Registration

6:00    Welcome & Introductions

6:20    Challenges of working collaboratively
Large group discussion of major concerns and challenges about working on an issue with so many stakeholders and decision makers.

6:30    Understanding Other Peoples’ Concerns
Presentation on understanding what matters to other people, why they might be opposed to what you are working on, and how to think through what you should do in individual situations.

7:00    Building Trust, Building Partnerships
Discussion about how to build relationships with and partner with people in very different roles and with diverse perspectives

7:30    Break  

7:40    Facilitating Difficult Meetings
Presentation on methods for planning and executing meetings with partners or with the public that are on point, respectful and productive.

8:15    Wrap up

8:30    Adjourn


CBI handouts

Resources

 

Community Updates

WOODSTOCK’S NEW 1MW SOLAR ARRAY
PROJECTED TO SAVE OVER 2.4 MILLION OVER THE NEXT TWENTY YEARS

Woodstock is currently in the process of installing their 1MW solar array.  The array will be a brownfield installation covering, what once was, their former landfill.  Concrete ballasts will weigh down the panel's framework to prevent any breach of the landfill's membrane... See Press Release

HES COPAY PRICE INCREASE

In the recent approval of the 2016-18 Conservation and Load Management (CL&M) Plan by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), there is good news and not-so-good news... Read More

 

 

Calendar Highlights

FALL GATHERING

HIGHLIGHTS OF CT’s FALL GATHERING of clean energy task forces can be found here in our Knowledge Center’s Program Archives pages. Diane Duva (the Director of Energy Demand at DEEP’s Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy is pictured here) facilitating the shaping of our state’s energy future.

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Clean Energy Communities Listening Session Letter of Thanks and Follow-up

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