Cambridge, MD (PRWEB) June 28, 2012
Cambridge Environmental Technologies’ Director of Governmental Affairs, Dion Banks, and Business Development Manager, Angela Visintainer, presented at “Utilizing Wood for Energy and Jobs: A Forum on Advancing a Biomass Thermal Energy Industry in Maryland”, focusing on the opportunities for developing alternative energy sources for the state.
Hosted by the USDA Forest Service, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and the University of Maryland, among others, the forum was attended by state government officials, elected officials, and leaders within the private sector. The interactive discussion took place on the afternoon of June 21st and included opening remarks by Gov. Martin O’Malley’s Energy Advisor, Abby Hopper, and concluded with commentary from Maryland Delegate Dana Stein.
Selected for their expertise in utilizing biomass energy and dedication to making Maryland a national leader in the industry, Banks and Visintainer presented on pollution control technologies and gasification case studies successful in other regions.
“Venues such as this are imperative to understanding how we can come together as a state to provide a diverse portfolio of alternative energy sources,” says Visintainer. “We agree with the Governor’s ‘All-Of-The-Above’ strategy, including woody biomass, to provide opportunities for alternative energy generation and use, as well as bringing new forms of employment to the area.”
The event was organized by Dow Lohnes Green Solutions and included a luncheon and networking reception sponsored by Cambridge Environmental Technologies.
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