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Understanding the Current Science, Regulation, and Mitigation of Shadow Flicker Webinar

Posted Jan 25 2011 2:00am
Date: 2/10/2011

Location: MA

1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
The New England Wind Energy Education Project (NEWEEP) is pleased to invite your participation in our upcoming Webinar on "Understanding the Current Science, Regulation, and Mitigation of Shadow Flicker." This is the fifth in a series of free Webinars funded by the DOE Wind Powering America Initiative. The Webinar will include a panel of experts in the fields of visual assessment, landscape architecture, and environmental planning with a question and answer session.

The Webinar is designed for attendance by the general public, local officials, state regulators, facility siting decision-makers, policy-makers, and others interested in a review of objective information on the impacts of wind energy.

  • Thomas Priestley, Senior Environmental Planner, CH2MHill
  • Matthew Allen, Principal, Saratoga Associates
  • Richard Lampeter, Senior Scientist, Epsilon Associates

The presentations and discussion will provide Webinar participants with an understanding of:

  • What shadow flicker is, and how it is created;
  • The methodologies used to forecast when, where, and how much shadow flicker will occur;
  • How forecasted data are analyzed to estimate the potential impact on nearby receptors;
  • The current landscape of state and local regulations, ordinances and guidance documents, and their role in the wind project permitting process;
  • Available mitigation and management practices; and,
  • Areas in need of additional research and analysis.

To register for the free NEWEEP Webinar #5, please email: rsvp@neweep.com To receive log-in instructions and dial-in phone number, you must RSVP. Please include your name, organization, and state. Your RSVP will ensure that we reserve the correct number of phone lines.

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