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Aspen Vice President Susan Lee Presents at EUCI Conference

Susan Lee, Vice President in Aspen’s San Francisco office, presented at the EUCI Conference on “Transmission Siting for Rural & Urban Locations” in Portland, Oregon on June 25-26. […]

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Aspen Resource Economists Get Private Tour of Honda Smart Home

Aspen resource economists Catherine Elder and Ashley Spalding got a private tour of the Honda Smart Home adjacent to the UC Davis campus from Honda senior engineer Michael Koenig. The home features a 9.5 kw solar PV system and stationary battery to operate both the home and recharge its Honda Fit in less than three hours. Roughly 1,950 square feet, the home uses ground-source heat pumps, radiant heating and cooling, 9.5-inch walls , triple-paned argon-filled windows […]

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Aspen’s Catherine Elder Speaks at Heartland Consumers Power District Annual Meeting

Aspen’s Energy Resource Economics practice director Catherine Elder spoke at the Heartland Consumers Power District Annual Meeting on April 10, 2014 in Madison, South Dakota. Asked to address “The Rush Towards Natural Gas,” Elder described the factors leading to so much focus on natural gas for use in power generation, as well as expected natural gas market dynamics in light of shale production and hydraulic fracturing, methane leakage issues, and access […]

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Aspen Vice President Susan Lee to Present with CPUC at EUCI Conference

Aspen Vice President Susan Lee, will be co-presenting with Billie Blanchard, Project Manager/Senior Regulatory Analyst of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Energy Division, at the EUCI Conference: Transmission Siting for Rural & Urban Locations in Portland, OR, June 25-26, 2014. Susan and Billie will be discussing the CPUC’s Regulatory Transmission Siting Process and the many challenges and solutions that come with it. Topics will include CPUC regulatory oversight of transmission siting in California […]

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Aspen Vice President Tom Murphy Attends EUCI Conference

Tom Murphy, Vice President in Aspen’s Sacramento office, attended the EUCI Transmission Expansion in the West Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona April 7-8, 2014. As a leading environmental consulting firm in the areas of transmission and energy infrastructure, we enjoyed participating in this conference which highlighted solutions to address the most current issues in western transmission expansion. The issues covered included increased regulations in interstate transmission planning, increased costs […]

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Aspen to Sponsor and Attend Salmonid Restoration Conference

Aspen Environmental Group sponsored the upcoming 32nd Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference in Santa Barbara, CA March 19-22. Aspen’s Fisheries Biologist Jared Varonin attended the conference as well as led the Santa Clara River Watershed: Anadromous Fish Habitat Restoration Projects field tour. Mr. Varonin co-coordinated this tour with Steve Howard from United Water Conservation District and Chris Jones of the US Army Corps of Engineers. For more information […]

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Aspen Wins NAEP Award for Burning Man EA

Aspen’s Burning Man 2012-2016 Special Recreation Permit Environmental Assessment (EA) won a 2014 National Environmental Excellence Award for NEPA Excellence given by the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP). The NAEP’s award selection criteria are based on the document’s creative or novel approaches to methodologies and analysis, its evidence of significant achievement, problems that the project addresses, and project achievement beneficiaries, among other criteria. […]

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