The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, through the state’s Wood Energy Team, is offering an opportunity to participate in a regional symposium to address energy and economic opportunities available to foresty and wood industries. The event, “Opportunities for Underutilized Wood: Energy and Products” will be held April 30 and May 1, 2018 at the Erickson Alumni Center, Morgantown, West Virginia.
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Conference coming March 20 – 21 in Lexington, Ky.
Full Registration for the Conference for one attendee is $325.
Kentucky’s Department for Energy Development and Independence is getting in the energy-saving spirit this holiday with “12 Days of Energy Savings.” Here are a few low-cost or no-cost steps you can take to gain energy savings and ensure your family keeps warm this winter. The average cost in Kentucky for household energy is $2,400 and $3,000 a year for transportation energy. The energy savings tips below have the potential to save 11 percent or $597 a year—a nice gift for you and your family.
If you missed part or all of the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment, or just want to experience it again, now is your chance to read about it, or to see it all, session by session on video through the Cabinet’s website.
Modeled after the LEED rating system for Green Buildings and run by GBCI and USGBC, PEER is a new tool to measure and improve power system performance in cities, commercial and industrial complexes, and developed campuses such as military installations. Kentucky is the first state to formally partner with this program and as part of this partnership is creating exclusive opportunities for Kentucky energy leaders.
Karen Wilson was honored Friday by the Martin School at the University of Kentucky as its Distinguished Alumnus for 2017. The award was presented during the school’s annual Alumni and Friends Reception at the University’s Boone Center.
Wilson is an environmental scientist consultant senior in the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet. She has worked in Kentucky state government for 21 years in the cabinet overseeing environmental protection, natural resources, and energy programs. She has had roles in communications and outreach, legislative, regulatory and intergovernmental affairs, and strategic planning.