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Connecticut Science Center, Coffee Talk

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

PART I: OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY

Presented by Kenneth Bowes
Wednesday, April 24,  10:00AM – 11:30AM

Are you ready to ride the wind to a cleaner future? Offshore wind energy has the potential to revolutionize the way we power our lives with its abundant, sustainable energy. However, we must tackle some pesky obstacles, including soaring costs, slow-moving permitting processes, not-in-my-backyard opposition, wildlife impacts, and global supply chain woes. Fear not, fellow wind enthusiasts! In this presentation, we will take you through the exhilarating journey of building an offshore wind farm and provide some exciting strategies for overcoming these challenges. So, hold tight and prepare for a wild ride towards a greener future.

TICKETS: $40—Series Bundle (Includes Mug) | $12—Individual Session | $8—Coffee Talk Ceramic Mug

Coffee Talk is a Connecticut Science Center lecture series designed to fuel your brain and caffeinate your curiosity with intriguing topics and engaging presentations. Each session includes a presentation, $5 parking voucher, and an assortment of beverages and pastries.
 
Kenneth Bowes, VP of Offshore Wind Siting & Permitting at Eversource Energy, leads siting, permitting, and compliance efforts for offshore wind and transmission projects. He provides technical consultancy and expert testimony in regulatory proceedings and contributes to industry committees focused on transmission and security, stemming from his past leadership roles within the Edison Electric Institute.

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
EDT
Series:
Website:
https://ctsciencecenter.org/events/

Venue

Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
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Phone
(860) 724-3623
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