Presentations take place at 12 noon, Olin-Rice Room 250
September 14, 2017
Speaker: Greg Fitz, Artist
12:00 noon EnviroThursday presentation - 4:30 p.m. Olin-Rice Gallery opening
September 21, 2017
Speaker: Judith Carney, Dept. of Geography, UCLA
Co-Sponsored by the Environmental Studies and Geography Departments.
September 28, 2017
October 5, 2017
"Developing Utility Scale Renewables"
Speaker: Pete Sullivan
Pete Sullivan will describe case studies for developing the first large scale wind and solar projects in Utah.
Pete has more than 12 years of experience in the renewable energy field. He currently leads Longroad Energy’s project development activities in the Western US. Before joining Longroad, Pete worked for SunEdison, where he led a team that closed construction financing on more than 1 GW of wind and solar projects in 2015 and 2016. Prior to Sunedison’s acquisition of First Wind, Pete worked at First Wind for 8 years. There, Pete led the development of the company’s first greenfield solar projects, which were the first of their kind in Utah and among the largest projects built in the US in 2016. Pete worked for General Electric for four years before he joined First Wind. At GE, Pete held roles in strategic planning as well as its ecomagination initiative. Before GE, Mr. Sullivan worked as part of the habitat assessment team at The Nature Conservancy. Pete lives in the Macalester neighborhood with his wife and four sons.
October 12, 2017
October 19, 2017
October 26, 2017
No EnviroThursday - Fall Break
November 2, 2017
November 9, 2017