July 24, 2000

Kansas State University

Student Union

Manhattan, Kansas

8:00-4:45 Trade Show Cottonwood Room
8:30-9:00 Registration Entrance to Forum Hall
9:00-9:30   Forum Hall
Welcome Kent Glasscock, Representive-62nd District, Kansas House of Representives
  Kansas Governor Bill Graves
  Jon Wefald, President, Kansas State University
  Carl Koupal, Executive V.P. and CAO, Western Resources
9:30-10:00   Forum Hall
Keynote Address: Bob Dixon, U.S. Department of Energy, Renewable Energy Wind Power America Initiative
10:00-10:15 BREAK  
10:15-11:30 Wind Energy Resource Potential In Kansas Main Ballroom
  Moderator: Jerry Lonergan, Plains Research Group, LLC
  Wind Energy Potential in Kansas David Johnson, Pinnacle Technology
  Kansans Reflections of Wind Energy John Claman, MarketAide Services, Inc.
  How Can Wind Compete for Market Share Sue Hock, National Renewable Energy Lab
  Wind Development in Other States Heather Rhoads, Global Energy Concepts
11:30-12:00 TRADE SHOW/VISIT Cottonwood Room
12:00-1:15 Main & West Rooms
Welcome  Special presentation, Jeff Wagaman, Kansas Corporation Commission
  John Wine, Chairman, Kansas Corporation Commission
Lunch Wind and It's Economic Value Today (slide show)
Ken Hach, ENRON Wind Corporation
Flint Hills Room
Session 1 "Selling" Wind Energy KSU Room
  Moderator: Carl Holmes, Representative - 125th District, Kansas House of Representatives
  What Steps Should be Taken by State Government and Utilities to Promote Wind Generation Bill Griffith, Sierra Club
  Customer Buying Patterns from Alternative Generators in Open Access States Steve Palomo, DOE
  Stimulating Customer Education and Choice, The Jeffrey Energy Center Experience Less Evans, Western Resources
  Developing A Customer Base Rudd Mayer, Land & Water Fund of the Rockies

Session 2


How Do I Get Started Generating?


Flinthills Room

  Moderator: Jim Ploger, Kansas Corporation Commission
  Current and Emerging Small Wind Systems Mike Bergey, Bergey Windpower
  Technologies and Equipment - Large Generating Facilities Ken Hach, ENRON Wind Corp.
  Hybrid Systems in Support of Wind Generation Sue Hock, NREL
2:45-3:15 BREAK Cottonwood Room
Session 1 Rural And Community Wind Generation KSU Room
  Small Wind Generation for Commercial and Residential Use Jeff Simpson, SunLectric
  Generating Electricity at School Jim Tirevold, Spirit Lake, Iowa
  Wind Generation as a "Farm Crop" Chuck Goodman, Landowner

Session 2

Tying Wind Generators Into The Electric System

Flinthills Room
  Utility Perspectives on Independent Wind Generators Sunflower Electric
  Impact of Wind Generation on Grid Power Quality and Reliability Tom Wind, Wind Utility Consultant
  Customer Impact Glenn Cannon, Waverly Light & Power
Host: Les Evans
4:45 Buses Depart from Kansas State University (KSU) Student Union for Jeffrey Energy Center
7:30 Buses Depart Jeffrey Energy Center
8:30 Return to KSU

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