Heinrich To Host UNM Roundtable Discussion With University And Local Energy Leaders

TAOS, N.M. – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will host a roundtable discussion with leadership members of the University of New Mexico Taos (UNM), and local and regional energy leaders from various solar companies working in Taos.

UNM Taos will be presenting an overview of its Declaration of Energy Independence, discussing its federal programs, and presenting Senator Heinrich with a tour of the Solar Array. The 3.5 acre 2,700 panel solar array went online in 2009 and produces over 500 kilowatts of power. The campus is fully powered by one of the largest solar arrays in New Mexico and provides numerous opportunities for study and research.

***This event is by invitation only. Media interested in attending should call (202) 450-9144.***

WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich

WHAT: Roundtable Discussion with UNM and Local Energy Leaders

WHEN: Saturday, February 16, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: University of New Mexico Taos, Klauer Campus, Padre Martinez Hall - Room 107

This roundtable will include the following invited guests:

Kate O'Neill, UNM Taos

Adam Baker, PPC Solar

Karlis Viceps, Positive Energy

Larry Mapes, Valverde Energy

Jamie Tedesco, Green Chamber of Commerce, Taos Chapter

Mark Johnson, Sol Luna

James Mosher, Consolidated Solar Technology

Travis Sweet, Affordable Solar