2018 Workshop Presentations

Spring 2018 Planning for Resilient Cities Workshop

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018, 11:30 A.M. – 1:30
LEAGUE OF MN CITIES
145 UNIVERSITY AVE W, ST PAUL, MN 55103

April 11 Resilient Cities Workshop Handouts

WORKSHOP AGENDA AND NOTES

Introductions – how cities are exploring energy/resilience goals in comp plans & action steps

11:30 a.m. Panel Presentations and Q & A

Energy and Resilience Planning Resources

  • Energy Planning Resources – & sample goals (LoGoPep)Brian Ross, Great Plains Institute
  • Partners in Energy (Xcel Energy/CEE)
  • Example climate action plan (St. Louis Park) Large Sites (Ever-Green Energy)
  • Consumer Protection (MN CUB)
  • Comprehensive Plan solar requirement (Met Council) Sample Solar ordinances/ solar-ready communities (GPI),
  • Solar Possible (CERTS) Solar Feasibility Studies (Blue Dot)
    Building Energy Efficiency – Home Energy Squad (CEE)
  • Business Energy Benchmarking (CEE/ Hennepin)
  • Sustainable Building Policy (St. Paul) Stretch Building Codes (Fresh Energy)

Energy Implementation Partners –

  • Roof Top PV Solar & storage – All Energy Solar, Innovative Power Systems, Novel Energy, MREA
  • Reflective Roof Options – Four Season Energy Efficient Roofing
  • Commercial Solar Garden subscription opportunities – Rene Sola

Transportation – Phil Muessig, MN GreenStep best practices, Drive Electric MN/Planning for EVs (GPI)

Adaptation, Water, Resilient Infrastructure – Eric Wojchik, Resilience Coordinator, Met Council,

  • Climate Vulnerability Assessment (Met Council)
  • Climate Adaptation & Community Resilience Plans (GCS Best Practice #29, Laura Millberg, MPCA)
  • Resilient Infrastructure Planning (Janna Kieffer, P.E. Barr)

Questions? please contact: Sean Gosiewski, Executive Director, Alliance for Sustainability, 612-250-0389 Sean@afors.org