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Renewable Energy in Michigan: Technologies, Public Policies, and Trends
October 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$10
Earth’s sun and wind are increasingly replacing fossil fuels as sources of energy. A big question is how much of our electric supply can be replaced by renewables. John Sarver, instructor, will discuss solar and wind power technologies, public policies and trends, focusing especially on issues peculiar to Michigan.
You will learn how solar and wind energy resources together with natural gas are expected to totally replace coal in the near future. Mr. Sarver, was a program director in the Michigan Energy Office for 35 years, where he worked on energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and policies. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association. This Study Group is for those 50 and over and meets Monday, 1:00–3:00 pm on October 28.