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Sustainability Seminar series - Rock Island Clean Line - Bringing Wind Energy to the Eastern U.S.

Speaker Rob Martin and Hans Detweiler - Clean Line Energy Partners, LLC, Chicago, Illinois
Date Feb 28, 2013
Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  
Location Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
Cost Free
Sponsor Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
Contact Nancy Holm
Phone 217-244-3330
Event type seminar
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The Rock Island Clean Line will connect 3,500 megawatts of wind power from Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Minnesota to communities in Illinois and other states to the east. The name of the Rock Island Clean Line comes from the Rock Island Railroad, which stretches across the entire state of Iowa, through the city of Rock Island and into Illinois. Just as the Rock Island Railroad allowed farmers to move their goods to market, the Rock Island Clean Line will deliver clean, renewable energy to communities that need it, representing the new farm to market model for the 21st century. This seminar will be broadcast live and also archived on our website www.istc.illinois.edu for later viewing. If you cannot attend the event at ISTC, you may view the webinar live by registering at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/604829871
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