January 11, 2008
This is the official Conference Announcement.
The starting time and registration procedures are not determined yet.
This conference will examine the role of hydropower in the push forrenewable energy sources as well as the implications of the incentivesthe state and the federal governments are considering for hydrodevelopment. There will be a particular emphasis on small, new hydroand the recent proposals under consideration in Connecticut andVermont. Elements of the discussion will include: * The historical context, parallels with the hydro rush of the1970s and 1980s * Impact of new, small hydro on the ecology of rivers * Alternatives such as increased efficiency, new technologies * What constitutes green hydro, design vs. size
For more info:
Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
7 West Street
Litchfield, CT 06759