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  • Monday, February 10, 2020
  • See ACEP Research This Week at the Alaska Forum on the Environment

The Alaska Forum on the Environment is a statewide gathering of environmental professionals from government agencies, nonprofit groups and businesses, along with community leaders, youths, conservationists, biologists and elders.

ACEP researchers will present their work during the forum, which starts today and runs all week at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage. Find the full agenda here.

Here’s a quick list of where to see and hear the project updates and research findings:
o Heike Merkel, “Energy and Engineering Education,” Monday, 2 p.m., Kahtnu #2
o Jeremy Vandermeer, “Renewable Energy and Rural Alaska Powerhouse,” Monday, 2 p.m., Kahtnu #1
o Chris Pike: “The Sun Shines in Alaska: Solar Power Projects on the Railbelt,” Monday, 3:30 p.m., Kahtnu #2
o Amanda Byrd, “Film Festival: Sustainable Igiugig and Cordova Connections,” Tuesday, 2 p.m., Tikahtnu Ballroom A/B
o Erin Whitney, “Solar Power in Rural Alaska,” Tuesday 3:30 p.m., Tikahtnu E
o Amanda Byrd, “Film Festival: ACEP Utility Internship Stories,” Tuesday 3:30 p.m., Tikahtnu Ballroom A/B
o Gwen Holdmann and George Roe, “Nuclear Reactors and Alaska — History, Evolving Technology, Possible Applications,” Thursday, 10:30 a.m., Kahtnu #1
o Michelle Wilber, “Rooftop Solar in Your Community,” Thursday, 2 p.m., Kahtnu #1

ACEP will also participate in a community outreach booth for our National Science Foundation project on the impacts of renewable energy on food, energy and water security in remote Alaskan communities, i.e. MicroFEWs.