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Tweet Diary - Southern Solar Summit 2015

The 9th Annual Southern Solar Summit was held on September 10. It was hosted by Georgia Solar Energy Association. Always an amazing group of folks and the program always bring new perspective and developments for solar. Notable this year was Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Director of Sustainability for the City of Atlanta, who announced that the City of Atlanta is drawing up a solar plan for city properties. Also, a great panel on HB 57 and what that means for Georgia. Finally, the other presentation that stood out was on Community Solar. To read the tweets in order start at the bottom and read up. 

We have lost of supporting material from the event. Pictures on Facebook. Out and About Scopes: GA PSC Commissioner Tim Echols at the Southern Solar Summit 2015, Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Director of Sustainability, City of Atlanta,
Georgia PSC Chairman Chuck Eaton addresses Southern Solar Summit 2015.

Susan Kidd, Agnes Scott, Southern Solar Summit 15

Norah Silva, GreenTek Energy at the Southern Solar Summit

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GA PSC Commissioner Tim Echols at the Southern Solar Summit 2015 - See more at: http://www.southeastgreen.com/index.php/greenmedia/out-and-about-scopes#sthash.ScPD6MAb.dpuf
GA PSC Commissioner Tim Echols at the Southern Solar Summit 2015 - See more at: http://www.southeastgreen.com/index.php/greenmedia/out-and-about-scopes#sthash.ScPD6MAb.dpuf

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Tweet Diary – BOMA Green Real Estate Breakfast at Atlanta Light Energy

Tweet Diary – BOMA Green Real Estate Breakfast at Atlanta Light EnergyBOMA Georgia held its bi-monthly Green Real Estate breakfast at Atlanta Light Bulbs. Discussing new LED technology and energy efficiency. Southeast Green partners with BOMA Green Real Estate breakfast and Southeast Green readers can get a discount to attend these meetings. The breakfast was standing room only. To read the tweets in order start at the top. See photo album on Facebook.

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Tweet Diary - Wind Power in Georgia

On May 8th, Commissioner Tim Echols of the Georgia Public Service Commission moderated a packed panel of experts on deploying more wind power in Georgia. The panel consisted of non-profits, utilities and business leaders who discussed Georgia's potential for wind power development. Although there was not a consensus of how much wind could be deployed it was clear that technology advances in generation are making wind power more and more viable for Georgia. The event was hosted by GreenLaw at the Georgia State Bar Building. To read in order start at the top.

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Tweet Diary - UMC Creation Care Conference: Environmental Justice

The United Methodist Church's Caring for Creation team hosted their annual conference at Decatur UMC in Decatur, Georgia. This year's theme was Environmental Resurrection: Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters. With Environmental Justice leaders in from all over the country including the national director of Environmental Justice for the EPA, Matthew Tejada. Topics ranged from local water issues, Dollar General product toxicity levels, to how as Christians we are called to work for justice. To read in order start at the bottom and read up.

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Tweet Diary - Invest with Impact

Investing with Impact with Mark CallawayMorgan Stanley hosted an Invest with Impact event in Atlanta. They brought in a panel of top sustainability investors to discuss investing with your values and how that translates into customized portfolios that focus on sustainability. The event was hosted at True Farm Kitchen with Tesla offering test drives. To see the financial industry aggressively pursuing sustainability portfolios is yet another sign that the world is changing for the better. To read in order read from the bottom up

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Tweet Diary - Rev. Sally Bingham Luncheon

Rev. Sally Bingham was in town for the GIPPYs and a seminar Candler School of Theology. She also was the keynote at a luncheon hosted by Georgia Interfaith Power & Light. Her comments were brief but focused on the amazing progress Georgia has made in regards to creation care issues and the topic of climate change. She hosted a question answer period which lead to a post about Monsanto. Click here to read Monsanto is a fossil fuel company. To read in order start at the bottom.

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