TORONTO, April 15 /CNW/ - More than 25 North American experts will
discuss opportunities, trends and challenges related to community wind energy
projects at a unique online conference on May 26 and 27, 2009
At a time when communities are trying to find new and affordable sources
of energy, wind energy projects that are mid-scale, locally owned and designed
to maximize benefits at the local level provide a compelling alternative to
traditional large scale developments.
The web conference is for people who are interested in learning more
about community wind projects as well as for professionals already in the
business wanting to keep up with this fast-changing alternative energy
Presenters at the web conference include experts from organizations
ranging from the American Wind Energy Association, Windustry and the World
Wind Energy Association to the Government of New Brunswick, Ontario Federation
of Agriculture, U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy to Atlantic County
Utilities Authority and Citibank. Case-studies by Spirit Lake Community
School. Jiminy Ski resort, Hyannis Country Garden and many more.
Issues to be discussed include:
- What does it cost to set up a wind project?
- Where can I find funding, government support, grants or other
- How do Green Energy Credits and CO2 Emission rights work?
- What is the return on investment?
- How does the approval process - zoning, permits, etc. - typically
- How can I predict the amount of power that will be generated?
- How can I sell my project and energy to utilities?
- What have pioneering entrepreneurs in the field already achieved and
"When you include the savings from travel, hotel, and restaurant costs, a
web conference costs only 10 percent of attendance at a traditional
conference," says Mathijs Gajentaan, CEO of Green Energy Web Conferences.
"We've set it up interactively, so you can ask the speaker questions, browse
the attendees' profiles to see what they are doing and looking for, and
connect with them. And if you can't attend any of the live sessions, all
sessions will be recorded so you can review these at your convenience."
The complete list of speakers can be found at
Through May 1, the cost of a conference pass ranges from $149 to $199,
with discount codes available upon request for professional associations,
non-profit organizations and academic institutions to extend to their members.
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About Green Energy Web Conferences Inc.
Green Energy Web Conferences Inc. (www.greenenergyconferences.com)
facilitates and organizes annual web conferences about Green and Alternative
Energy. The company's objective is to increase the accessibility to
information by using the web as its primary medium. By offering high quality
and relevant content online and interactive communication web tools to connect
participants with each other, Green Energy Web Conferences Inc. offers an
efficient and effective conference experience.
For further information:
For further information: Green Energy Web Conferences Inc., Mathijs
Gajentaan, CEO and Founder, 480 Oriole Parkway, Suite 203, Toronto, ON, M5P
2H8, Tel: (416) 551-7200, Fax: (416) 546-0900, Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org, web: www.greenenergyconferences.com