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OREGON ENERGY PLANNING COUNCIL TO MEET JUNE 9th
6/2/2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Contact:  
  Lisa Pinheiro
  503-373-2293
 10-20  In Oregon  800-221-8035
                                                 
The Oregon Energy Planning Council (OEPC) will meet on June 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. in Portland to continue its work looking at the State’s future energy needs and analyzing the issues involved in meeting those needs. The 11-member Council, appointed by Governor Kulongoski, is charged with providing analysis, advice and assistance on energy planning.
 
The agenda includes presentations on Oregon’s energy facility siting process and discussion on a concept paper related to siting new transmission corridors. The paper was authored by Paul Hoobyar, a consultant hired to facilitate the work of the OPEC.
 
The meeting is open to the public and will be held at World Trade Center Portland, 121 SW Salmon St., Sky Bridge A and B, Portland.
 
The chair of OEPC is Ron Adams, Dean of the Oregon State University College of Engineering. There are 10 other voting members and 12 ex-officio (non-voting) members. The complete members list can be found at www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/RENEW/OEPC/OEPC_Members.shtml
 
Oregon Department of Energy serves as staff to the OEPC. For more information contact ODOE at 503-378-4040, toll-free in Oregon at 1-800-221-8035 or check the Web site at www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/RENEW/OEPC/index.shtml.
 
A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made before the meeting. Please call the Oregon Department of Energy at TTY 1-800-735-2900, or fax 503-373-7806.