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Wind Energy & Transmission: The South Dakota Landscape, November 2007,
Experts and policymakers gathered to discuss wind energy in a two-day forum. South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Gary Hanson is a member of the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative, which co-sponsored the event with the American Wind Energy Association.
Connecting South Dakota: Wireless Technology conference, September 2007, Sioux Falls
More than 220 people gathered to hear industry professionals, policy makers, local leaders and telecommunications consultants share their views about wireless technology, its advantages and its limitations. Steve Largent, President and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association, offered the keynote address.
Wind Energy Development Meeting, July 2007, Toronto
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission hosted an informational meeting regarding the opportunities and obstacles of wind energy development. Representatives of wind energy development companies made brief presentations about their companies and proposed projects in the area.
Briefing on Northern Plains-Midwest Coal Technology and Climate Policy Delegation to Europe, July 2007, Pierre
PUC Vice Chairman Gary Hanson hosted a panel of utility experts who discussed opportunities for carbon-neutral technologies and practices in the upper Midwest. The panelists were part of a 27-member delegation that visited commercial-scale, dry-feed gasification operations in Germany and the Netherlands in 2006.