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Offshore Wind Energy Log Lunch: "An Epic Saga of Decarbonization in the Era of Climate Disruption"

Fri, November 22nd, 2019
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm

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Log Lunch: “US Offshore Wind Energy: An Epic Maritime Saga of Decarbonization in the Era of Climate Disruption,” Fara Courtney, Principal, Outer Harbor Consulting.

Log Lunch is the weekly local food vegetarian lunch and speaker program hosted by the Center for Environmental Studies. All are welcome! Online reservations are required at: ces.williams.edu or here.  Lunch is $3 and the program is at The Log, 78 Spring Street from 12-1.

Fara Courtney is Principal of Outer Harbor Consulting – focusing on policy innovation and collaboration to advance the low carbon economy. She is Strategic Advisor to the Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research (POWER-US), a coalition of universities, national laboratories and industry leaders working to deploy domestic research assets in support of the U.S. offshore wind industry. Fara was Founding Executive Director of the US Offshore Wind Collaborative, the first public-private sector research, policy and advocacy initiative championing the development of offshore wind at a national scale. She has extensive public/private sector experience in clean energy and ocean policy. Previously, Fara served as a regional manager for the Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management Program, and Principal of Good Harbor Consulting/Gloucester where she focused on regulatory analysis, waterfront and environmental planning, convening and innovation at the intersection of environmental and economic opportunity. She holds a Master’s Degree in Science Communications from Boston University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University.

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