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Offshore Wind In NY: What’s Next?

September 18, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Columbia University Law School 435 West 116th St New York, NY 10027
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?limate Week NYC 2017 Official Event

Offshore Wind In New York: What’s Next?¬†brings together industry leaders, advocates, policy makers and project opponents to examine leading edge developments and prospects for the northeast.

As the cost of producing wind turbines has plunged 35% over the last decade, public policy makers in coastal states like New York have made a commitment to advancing clean energy sources like offshore wind and industry is stepping up with money and know-how.

At the same time, federal energy policy has veered sharply toward fossil fuels and the challenge of siting offshore wind farms in light of concerns raised by the Atlantic coast fishing industry and localities that rely on it cannot not be ignored.

Nancy Anderson, The Sallan Foundation

Keynote Presenter
Michael Gerrard, Professor and Director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School

Amy Harder, Axios

Doreen Harris, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Anne Reynolds, Alliance for Clean Energy

Edward Anthes-Washburn, Port of New Bedford, MA

Megan Kesier, Statoil

Katherine Kennedy, NRDC

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