User Tools

Site Tools


actions_upcoming:wind_systems_for_the_northwest

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

actions_upcoming:wind_systems_for_the_northwest [2019/02/16 00:34] (current)
admin created
Line 1: Line 1:
 +====== wind_systems_for_the_northwest ======
  
 +
 + 
 +
 +At our February 19 meeting, we will hear a presentation from Michael Mitton and Steve Saylors on Offshore Wind Energy. ​
 +
 + 
 +
 +Speaker: Michael Mitton
 +
 +Michael Mitton is a retired biotech CEO. For the past 30 years he has been a climate activist. ​ He has researched and compiled an economic development scenario for Coos Bay because he believes it can bring sustainable economic benefits to the region and help Oregon become a clean energy leader. ​ He has no proprietary interest in any aspect of this project and hopes local leaders will pick it up and carry it forward.  ​
 +
 +Speaker: Steve Saylors
 +
 + 
 +
 +Steve is a Senior Member of IEEE and is currently employed as Senior Specialist by Vestas Wind Systems. In this capacity he serves as internal subject-matter-expert on electrical power generation systems, wind turbine design, and transmission system interconnection/​integration issues.
 +
 + 
 +
 +Previously while working for the Bechtel Power Corporation in San Francisco, and Portland General Electric he was assigned to the design, construction and operation of electrical power plants, mostly nuclear and coal-fired; as well as power transmission & distribution projects.
 +
 + 
 +
 +Presentation:​ Offshore Wind Energy – Economic Development Opportunity for Oregon
 +
 + 
 +
 +Michael and Steve will give us a presentation on offshore wind development. ​ Michael will present the opportunities for off-shore wind development along the Southern Oregon and Northern California coast as well as opportunities for Coos Bay to establish itself as a hub for this very promising industry. ​ Steve will tell us more about the status of development of off-shore wind turbines and the worldwide market for these turbine.
 +
 +One PDH will be granted for attendance at this presentation.
 +
 +No need to RSVP—just show up!
 +
 +When:  February 19, 12:00 to 1:15 pm
 +
 + 
 +
 +Where: Glumac, 900 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1600, Spruce Conference Room, Portland Oregon 97204
 +
 + 
 +
 +Parking: The three options for parking are on the street, Standard Center Garage with entrances on 3rd and 4th between Taylor and Salmon, and City Center parking also with entrances on 4th between Taylor and Yamhill.
 +
 + 
 +
 +Best Regards,
 +Mike Unger, PE
 +mikeunger@comcast.net
 +
 +503-348-8716
 +
 +Website: You can find this announcement of the upcoming program at our website -- in addition, slides from most of this year's presentations are available. ​ Also, we capture interesting news on climate and sustainability,​ and are beginning to categorize them for topic reviews.
 +
 + 
 +
 +http://​esf-oregon.org
 +
 +Feedback to:  webmaster@esf-oregon.org
 +
 +Copyright © 2014 Engineers for a Sustainable Future, All rights reserved.
 +
 + 
 +
 +Engineers for a Sustainable Future
 +
 +15721 SW Windham Terrace
 +
 +Tigard, OR 97224
 +
 + 
 +
 +  ​
actions_upcoming/wind_systems_for_the_northwest.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/16 00:34 by admin