Energy Innovation Task Force
The Energy Innovation Task Force (EITF) had its initial meeting on May 13, 2016.
The next regular meeting will be held on Friday, June 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Buncombe County Board Room, located at 200 College Street, Asheville, NC.
To receive meeting updates via email please contact Lauren Sexton at email@example.com.
In addition, the EITF has formed four
If you would like to sign up or are interested in a
Programs Work Group: Meetings occur the second Thursday of every month from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The next scheduled meeting is June 8th. For more information please contact Sam Ruark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Technology Work Group: Meetings occur the first Thursday of every month from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The next scheduled meeting is June 1st. For more information, please contact Robert Sipes at email@example.com.
Community Engagement Work Group: Meetings occur the fourth Wednesday of every month. The next meeting will be Wednesday, June 28th at the Eddington Center from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Please contact Joan Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Peak Reduction Work Group: June meeting date TBD.
EITF Work Group Descriptions
For information about the Energy Savers Network visit: Energy Savers Network
Buncombe County, the City of Asheville and Duke Energy Progress have established a joint task force known as the Energy Innovation Task Force. Members have been appointed from local government, environmental and clean energy advocates, large and small businesses, local institutions and Duke Energy Progress. They will research, recommend and implement energy efficiency and demand-side management programs and projects and distributed energy technology in Buncombe County (subject to appropriate North Carolina Utilities Commission approval). This Task Force will seek input from and engagement with the public as an integral part of its work.
Energy Innovation Task Force Summary
May 12, 2017 - Meeting Agenda, Cathy Scott Presentation, Tyler Garrison Presentation, Seffi
March 10, 2017 - Meeting Agenda, EITF Technology Workgroup Presentation, RMI Revised Scope Presentation, Duke/Shelton Group Presentation, Programs Group Priority Recommendations - City, Programs Group Priority Recommendations - County, Programs Group Priority Recommendations - Duke Energy
February 9, 2017 - Meeting Agenda
February 2, 2017 - DEP Western Carolinas Modernization - AMI
January 2017 - Meeting Cancelled
Council Resolution - March 22, 2016
Overview - Rocky Mountain Institute Presentation
Summary Document - Rocky Mountain Institute
7.8.16 Michael Youth Presentation
7.8.16 IRP Overview
7.8.16 Sam Ruark Model Programs Presentation
2.7.17 EITF Overview for Joint City/County Meeting
Councilor Julie Mayfield
City of Asheville
Commissioner Brownie Newman