2008 Cobscook Conference
The Second Annual Cobscook Bay Conference:
Renewable Energy In Maine Communities
Took Place on Saturday, August 23 from 9:30-3:30
The Boat School on Deep Cove Road in Eastport.
You may download and review some of the presentations and notes from the conference here:
"Tidal Power for Cobscook Bay" - Normand Laberge of Tidewalker Associates
"State and Federal Energy Policy Initiatives" - Prepared by the Cobscook Bay Resource Center
"Resource Center Program Descriptions" - Prepared by the Cobscook Bay Resource Center
"Renewable Energy Initiatives" - Steve Crawford, Environmental Director for Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point
"Emission-Free Electricity from the World's Rivers and Seas" - ORPC Maine
"Municipal Electric Districts in Maine" - Prepared by Lora Whelan for the Cobscook Bay Resource Center
"What Energy Assistance Is Available? What State And Federal Initiatives Are Being Proposed?" - Prepared by the Cobscook Bay Resource Center
"Fox Islands Wind Power" - Prepared by George Baker
"Energy Assistance Programs" - Prepared by the Cobscook Bay Resource Center
Speakers at the conference addressed what’s new in renewable energy in Maine including:
- updates on tidal power plans
- what’s being proposed for offshore wind
- the Fox Islands Electric Co-op wind project
- municipal power companies and “green aggregation” plans
- heating assistance, weatherization, and energy conservation resources.
Support for the Renewable Energy Initiative of the Cobscook Bay Resource Center comes from the Davis Conservation Foundation.