The 13th Harvesting Clean Energy will draw participants from a diverse range of fields - from farmers, ranchers and other rural land owners. Agricultural organizations and food processors. Rural utilities, lenders, economic development leaders and elected officials. Local, state, federal and tribal agencies. Clean energy firms, consultants and supporters.
Actual Conference site is still to be determined, but it will be in Helena
The preliminary conference tracks are as follows:
- The Big Picture: Economic and environmental realities of clean energy
- Innovations and the Future of Clean Energy
- Getting a Clean Energy Project off the Ground
- Risk and Rural Resiliency: How climate change is affecting rural business, farming, ranching and the timber industry
- Alternative Niche Markets: The downstream products
Hear from leading experts and practitioners about the steps to successful clean energy projects that can help you cut costs on the farm and produce power or feedstocks for market including: wind power, biofuels, biodigesters, microhydro, geothermal, solar and a variety of energy efficiency technologies.
Learn how your farm or ranch, local government or community partnership, tribe or rural utility can create good, local, clean energy jobs and economic benefits.
Find valuable technical and financial resources, and meet potential partners.
Watch here for more news from the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT in Butte) on HCE2014!
For more information, please visit www.harvestcleanenergy.org.