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Local officials gather to discuss renewable energy

August 4, 2016 , The Times of Chester County

EXTON — The Smart Energy Initiative of Southeast Pennsylvania hosted a breakfast last week to discuss the state of renewable energy in the immediate region.

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From left (back row): Nancy Kunkle, Smart Energy Initiative (SEI) Program Manager; Hayley Book, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; Paul Speigel, Practical Energy Solutions and SEI Board Vice-Chair; Steve Krug, Krug Architects and SEI Programming Committee Chair; Bill Ronayne, Delaware Valley Heating & Air Conditioning and SEI Board Chair. From left (Front row): Abby Watson, Gamesa, Women in Wind Energy and A Renewable America; Lisa Jacobson, Business Council for Sustainable Energy.

There was a panel discussion with Hayley Book, Deputy Policy Director, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Abby Watson, Government Affairs and Commnunications Manager, Gamesa & Women in Wind Energy and Lisa Jacobson, President, The Business Council for Sustainable Energy.

The discussions included an overview of solar and wind projects in the state, how the regional energy sector can help achieve Pennsylvania climate goals, current trends and innovations in renewable energy and wind investment trends.