Don't miss our July member meeting today at the usual time and place.  Dr. John Gardner, Director of the CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute and Professor of Engineering at Boise State, will be discussing Demand Side Management programs and wind power integration techniques. 

We'll also be discussing the role that we'd like to take in the Interim Energy Committee's formal review of the 2007 Idaho Energy Plan in coming months and de-briefing about the Living Energy Festival.

Hope to see you there!
I hope that many of you will take some time out of your afternoon this Wednesday to come to the Idaho Energy Collaborative May meeting, where we will be joined by Bob Neilson and Lisa LaBolle who will give a presentation on the Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance and highlight some energy issues in our state.  There will be ample opportunity for Q&A, so come prepared for an interesting discussion.  (Visit the ISEA website for more info)

Meeting Details:
Wednesday, May 18th
12:00 - 1:30
121 N 9th st.
5th floor conference room, CCDC building
The monthly IEC meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 20th from 12:00 - 1:30 for all who can attend. It will be located at 121 N. 9th St., 5th floor in the CCDC conference room, as usual.

Amy Twilegar will be speaking with us about energy efficiency and renewable energy projects Sage has been involved in such as:
Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Retrofits
Renewable Energy for Governments (Full Soloar PV Arrays)
Renewable Energy for Schools
Woody Biomass

Hope to see you there!
Just a quick reminder about Wednesday's meeting; 12:00 - 1:30, the usual place.

For the second half of the meeting we will be having the "Great Wind Debate". It would be great to have as many of you be able to join and participate Wednesday as possible. The more minds and thoughts we have the better!

See you there!
Collaborative Meeting: Wednesday, November 17th, 12:00-1:30

At the meeting we will be joined by Pete Friedman, Deputy Director of the Planning Department for the city of Meridian, who heads up their Sustainability efforts. It will be an interesting, informative presentation with insight into Meridian's green initiatives! (find their Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy under "Long Range Planning" on this website:
In addition, we will make time to address the following:
**Update on current regulatory issues related to energy efficiency and   
**Update on legislative issues related to energy
**Signing the final Collaborative Endorsement Form
**Authoring and finalizing the Collaborative website pages
**Learning about an Idaho Green Expo opportunity

We hope that you will consider coming--we need you to join us in these important discussions!  This is a big agenda with a lot of major components, so your participation and input is paramount!