Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?

April 14, 2011, 7:00pm-9:00pm, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC, 44 Charlton Street, NYC

Wind is the fastest growing energy technology in the world, and New York State has the potential to install 8,000 MW on land and in its waters. That capacity for new clean energy is some of the largest in the country, but few in-state companies are capitalizing on this opportunity. Join experts and innovators as they discuss and debate what it will take for NYC to be a hub of the American wind industry.

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Where are the Jobs in Wind?

The panelists compare the jobs landscape in the wind industry versus conventional energy technologies. Clip from “Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?” on April 14, 2011.

Russell Tencer: Gap Filler – Creating Data for the Small Wind Community

Russell Tencer from Wind Products, Inc., on creating an assessment tool for the small wind market. Clip from “Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?” on April 14, 2011.

Ray Henger: Where the Entrepreneur Fits in Wind

The panel discuss challenges an entrepreneur can face trying to enter the wind industry. Clip from “Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?” on April 14, 2011.

Sergej Mahnovski: Can We Really Install Wind in NYC?

http://vimeo.com/26445055 Sergej Mahnovski discusses the feasibility of installing wind in NYC. Clip from “Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?” on April 14, 2011.

Jonathan Milley: Offshore Wind in the Northeast Makes Sense

Jonathan Milley from NRG Energy explains why offshore wind makes sense in the United States. Clip from “Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?” on April 14, 2011.

To Design Energy Policy is Always Challenging, But Necessary

Jonathan Milley from NRG Energy and Sergej Mahnovski from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection describe the challenges of developing energy incentives and policies that align with renewables. Clip from “Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?” on April 14, 2011.

Serej Mahnovski: Can NYC Really Run on Renewables?

Sergej Mahnovski from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection discusses what it would take to make NYC run completely on renewable energy. Clip from “Can NYC Have a Wind Industry?” on April 14, 2011.

Ray Henger: We Can’t Build Wind the Way We Build Coal

Ray Henger from OwnEnergy Inc. discusses what in the wind world keeps him up at night. Clip from “Can NYC Have a Wind Industry” on April 14, 2011.

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