Sustaining Las Vegas

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November 2012 Meeting

Meeting Topic: Sustainability in Las Vegas

Solar NV meets monthly and everyone is invited!

Date: November 15th. (third Thursday of every month)
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: University of Nevada – Las Vegas

Greenspun Hall, Room 2212
4505 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89154

(Maps, directions, parking info)

Sustaining Las VegasOur speaker for November is Marco Velotta, City of Las Vegas, Office of Sustainability.

The meeting will highlight the sustainability initiatives enacted by the City of Las Vegas. The presentation will show the scope of the sustainability plans and actions, but will concentrate on the transportation and renewable energy efforts that are underway to help reduce the city’s dependence on fossil fuels.

Marco Velotta is a member of the City of Las Vegas Office of Sustainability and assists with the implementation of the City’s Sustainability initiative. He graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2006 with a BS in Geography, Math minor and a Master’s in City Planning in 2008. Marco presently assists with the management of the City’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant allocation, the City’s Green Building Program, and implementation of the City’s Sustainable Energy Strategy, including the planning and development of renewable energy and conservation projects and community energy efficiency programs.

We look forward to seeing you for this opportunity to learn about all the great green things and sustainable development going on in Las Vegas!

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