Public Banks Power Local Renewables

Come hear how they do it in Germany!

Monday, September 25, 7-9 pm–Free

Oakland City Hall, 3rd floor, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza

Wolfram Morales, Chief Economist for Sparkasse, the association of local public banks in Germany, will explain the role of these institutions in speeding the development of local renewable resources such as solar and wind, at this panel discussion in City Hall.

Joining Wolfram will be: Nicolas Chaset, CEO of East Bay Community Energy (Alameda County’s soon-to-launch Community Choice energy program), Greg Rosen, Founder and Principal of High Noon Advisors (member of the East Bay Community Shared Solar Collaborative), and Jessica Tovar, Organizer for East Bay Clean Power Alliance. Pennie Opal Plant of Idle No More SF Bay, will lead an opening ceremony.

The event is hosted by Oakland City Councilmembers Dan Kalb and Rebecca Kaplan, and organized by us and our friends at  Local Clean Energy Alliance.

Find out how a public bank in Oakland could help fund local renewable energy for our new Community Choice program, and bring jobs and economic benefits to communities throughout Alameda County.

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