Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Summit Wed, Aug 16 in SM

We've been asked to help publicize the Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Summiton Wednesday, August 16 in Santa Maria.

There is no cost to attend, but they need to have RSVP’s.

Here's the information from the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Santa Barbara County Energy Watch Partnership:

Here’s Why You Should Attend!

If you interested in our future regarding energy, water and sustainability, you should attend this summit!

  • If you are a business - It includes discussions of programs for businesses like the RMDZ program with up to 2 million in low interest loans available for businesses. There are ways to save energy and costs that are also discussed. You should also know about future energy regulations. Attending is a great business decision!
  • If you are a municipal partner, you should be interested in micro grids, water conservation, solar, regulations and preparing our communities for the future.
  • If you are an interested community member, water use is paramount, as well as solar, and what our energy will look like after Diablo Canyon is decommissioned. The program includes residential programs for energy efficiency and cost savings.

Please spread the word to your contacts and anyone who may be interested in attending.

2017 Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Summit

Wednesday, August 16   8 am to 1pm at the Santa Maria Fairpark, Fountain Pavilion, 937 S. Thornburg, Santa Maria

Additional details can be found HERE. No Cost, but Registration is required.

Hear from Local and Statewide experts:

  • “After Diablo Canyon: California’s Energy Future” - John Shoals, Local Public Affairs Representative, PG&E
  • “Water Conservation Efforts: Preparing for the Next Drought” - Tom Fayram, Deputy Director of Water Resources, County of Santa Barbara
  • “Business Innovation Toward Sustainability: CalRecycle and RMDZ Program” - Bruce Quigley, Supervisor, CalRecycle Loan Division
  • “An Overview of Upcoming Statewide Energy Regulations” - Martha Brook, P.E., Advisor to Commissioner McAllister, California Energy Commission
  • “Advantages of Solar for Municipalities, Businesses, and Residents” – April Price, Community Environmental Council
  • “Micro Grids and Smart Grids: Embracing New Energy Technology”- Joseph Herr, Grid Integration & Innovation Principal, PG&E
  • “Energy Efficiency and Sustainability- What we can ALL do!” – Panel of program experts

Three ways to Register:

1)           From the Chamber of commerce EVENTS PAGE

2)           E-mail your name and number of attendees to: register@santamaria.com

3)           Call the Chamber office at (805) 925-2403 ext 812

7:30 am - Registration and continental breakfast

8:00 – noon - Program and presentations

Noon – 1:00pm - Display tables and networking

Additional Details: http://santamariavalleychamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/energy-efficiency-sustainability-summit-26755

Sponsored by the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce & Santa Barbara County Energy Watch Partnership

I hope to see you there!

Dave Cross

Program Manager

Santa Barbara County Energy Watch Partnership & RMDZ Program

Mobile: (805) 680-5016

Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce

(805) 925-2403 

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