Rochester Aims for 100% Clean Energy: Realizing the Vision

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  • Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018  7 PM - 8:30 PM

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ALLEN GLECKNER serves as the director of Energy Markets, overseeing Fresh Energy’s work related to renewable energy, transmission and distribution system planning, and electric vehicles. He has experience in solar policy, transmission planning, and natural resource protection from his work as staff attorney at the Environmental Law & Policy Center. Allen has a BA in political science from Washington University and a JD from Stanford Law School. He is a member of the Minnesota Bar. John Farrell is the director of the Energy Democracy Initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and widely known as the guru of distributed energy. Farrell is best known for his vivid illustrations of the economic and environmental benefits of local ownership of decentralized renewable energy. He is the author of Energy Self-Reliant States, a state-by-state atlas of renewable energy potential highlighted in the New York Times, showing that most states don’t need to look outside their borders to meet their electricity needs.