Wind Energy & economic development forum, April 24, Lansing, MI
Wind Powering America (WPA) and the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative cordially invite you to attend our upcoming forum, Wind Energy & Economic Development, on Tuesday, April 24th, 2007 in Lansing, Michigan. This forum will feature speakers addressing the economic development impacts and manufacturing opportunities presented by wind power development, both in the Great Lakes region and around the country. The current and future growth of the domestic wind energy industry offers considerable economic development potential to both rural America and the manufacturing sector.
Webcast of the forum will be available from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET, featuring Larry Wiley from GE discussing the manufacturing opportunities and challenges of wind energy meeting up to 20% of the U.S.’s energy needs. From 2:00 – 5:00 pm, panels on manufacturing, rural economic development, and stakeholder perspectives will be presented to participants in Lansing.
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