Tuesday, February 12, 2013
1:00-2:00 p.m. (EST)
EPA's Green Power Partnership (GPP)
On Tuesday, February 12, 2013, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (EST), EPA's GPP hosted a webinar titled "Market Outlook and Innovations in Wind and Solar Power." The webinar surveyed the state of the renewable energy industry as a whole, with a focus on wind and solar power, including prices end-users can expect to see in the market. It also explored recent marketplace innovations in wind and solar power, including the structure, benefits, and real-world examples of today's renewable energy purchases.
Webinar attendees also learned about:
- The structure and advantages of a "virtual" power purchase agreement model
- The impact of natural gas prices on the renewable energy market
- Examples of innovative wind and solar power strategies for commercial and industrial end-users
The webinar featured a presentation from Blake Nixon and Charlie Daum of Geronimo Energy, a utility-scale renewable energy developer based in Minnesota.
- Charlie Daum, Director of Business Development, Geronimo Energy