VA-REA Event Invitation
February 2017 
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VA-REA Leadership in Energy Advancement and Development (LEAD) Series Presents:


Addressing Virginia's Energy Gap With Renewables

On February 28th 2017, VA-REA will host its first Leadership in Energy Advancement and Development (LEAD) series forum of 2017 in partnership with Roanoke College, in Salem Virginia.

Focusing on how to fill Virginia’s electric utility – projected capacity gap* with renewable energy, the half-day event will feature two interactive panel presentations with renewable energy industry experts from around the Commonwealth and networking opportunities with renewable energy stakeholders.

Date: Tuesday, February 28th 2017


LocationColket Center, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153


Event Registration:  

  • There is a $25 registration fee for non-members. Online registration can be found here.  

  • There is a $15 registration fee for students. Online student registration can be found here
  • VA-REA members receive one free registration and can RSVP directly to

Purpose of event:

  • Hear two panel discussions that define and address the current and future projections of Virginia’s energy gap with renewables;

    • Panel #1: Filling the energy gap with distributed generation renewables (GreeneHurlocker, Roanoke College, Secure Futures, Sigora Solar, Virginia Community Capital);
    • Panel #2: Filling the energy gap with utility scale renewables (Appalachian Power Company, Dominion, EDP Renewables, Strata Solar); and 
  • Strengthen professional connections and business opportunities by interacting with industry, utility, policy and financing leaders within the Virginia renewable energy market


Why you should attend:  

By participating in this event, you will receive the following benefits

  • Insights from renewable energy panelists discussing ways the development cycles of Virginia’s renewable energy market can fill the projected capacity gap in a dynamic case study format

  • Interact with leading renewable energy experts during two panel discussions and networking sessions
  • Free lunch hors d’oeuvres

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*Based on published 2016 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) reports from Dominion and Appalachian Power Company, respectively.

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