Wed, 11/14/12 11 AM to 12 PM h
Offshore Wind and Economic Development – Lessons from Germany
The Heinrich Böll Foundation and the BlueGreen Alliance cordially invite you to a panel discussion as part of the Climate Network:
Offshore Wind and Economic Development – Lessons from Germany
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
11AM – 12PM (light refreshments will be served)
The Environment and Public Works Committee Room
406 Dirksen Senate Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Welcome Address: Klaus Linsenmeier, Executive Director, Heinrich Boell Foundation
Dr. Joachim Lohse, Senator for Environment, Construction and Transportation of the City-State of Bremen and Bremerhaven
Jim Lanard, President, Offshore Wind Development Coalition
Roxanne Brown, United Steelworkers
Moderator: Catherine Bowes, National Wildlife Federation
Offshore wind is positioned to play a significant role in generating clean energy with great benefits for the American worker. The German city-state of Bremen has embarked upon this journey in transforming its traditional seaport into a vibrant economic hub for the offshore wind industry. This development is typical for Northern Europe where other seaport communities are striving to follow suit. The panel discussion will focus on how to best shape this encouraging vision to revitalize American advanced manufacturing supply chains and seaport economies.
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For further information, please contact Andrew Eberle at or (202) 462-7512.
This project has been made possible by funding from the European Commission. The European Commission is not responsible for the content of the project.
organised byHeinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Büro Washington
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