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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

May 25, 2015

To:                 State Representatives


From:              Larry Pearce, Executive Director

David Terry, Washington Representative


Subject:           Agenda, Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition Monthly Conference Call, Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Coalition’s monthly conference call is scheduled for this Thursday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. CT (9:00 MT, 8:00 PT, 11:00 ET). The conference call number is 800-747-5150 and your access code is 3951076. The proposed agenda for our call follows:

 State-level Renewable Electricity Standards: Opportunities and Threats — Jeff Deyette, Union of Concerned Scientists

Governors Wind Energy Coalition – State RES Presentation

New Wind Energy Technology Unlocks Wind Development In All 50 States Ed DeMeo

Wind Power Is Poised to Spread to All 50 States

Evolution of Wind Tower SIze

New Opportunities for Wind


Policy Priorities — Leveraging DOE’s Wind Vision Report and the Nation’s First Quadrennial Energy Review, Friday, June 19, 2015, Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C — Larry Pearce, David Terry, Ed DeMeo


            Latest Agenda June 19 Meeting


Washington UpdateDavid Terry, Larry Pearce

            Coalition’s PTC/ITC Letter to Congressional Leadership

Senate and House Energy Legislation Recap and Appropriations Update


Pending work — Larry Pearce, David Terry

            Reminder leadership welcome letter to member governors

Draft appropriations letter regarding research and development funding

Draft letter to the President regarding QER recommendations

Draft Wind Vision report policy recommendations

            Expanding Coalition’s Wind Power Policy Portfolio to include Solar



Next monthly conference call, 10 CT, 11 ET, 8 PT Thursday, June 25, 2015,  featuring GE’s digital wind project



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