BIA conference to explore energy options

Programs and resources available to help businesses lower their energy usage, improve efficiency and explore sustainable energy options will be featured at the 2010 New Hampshire Energy Seminar, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord.Presented by the Business and Industry Association, the conference will begin with comments from Tom Getz, chairman of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, and conclude with a keynote luncheon address by Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Congressional Budget Office director, who will discuss current federal climate change legislation and ways to tackle the issue that make sense for the economy and the environment.Among the programs planned for the December event are: • Regional/N.H. energy market snapshot and outlook • Renewable energy in New England • How to lower your energy bills today — resources and programs to help mitigate the rising cost of energy • “The Northern Pass” Overview and UpdateA complete agenda is available at: 2010 New Hampshire Energy Seminar is sponsored by Clean Air-Cool Planet, Gallagher Callahan and Gartrell, Golder Associates, Hess Corp., McLane Graf Raulerson and Middleton, National Grid (breakfast), New Hampshire Ball Bearings, New Hampshire Business Review (media), New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Normandeau Associates, Orr and Reno, Public Service of New Hampshire, TransCanada, Unitil (lunch) and Usource. Cost to attend is $60 for BIA and Capitol Connect members and $75 for non-members. Register online at or call 603-224-5388 x116 for more information. — NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS REVIEW

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