Part 2 of 3: Dan Nally sits down with Annette Manwell of the Holland Sentinel to discuss Holland’s energy future and financial impact.
Dan Nally sits down with Annette Manwell of the Holland Sentinel to discuss Holland’s energy future and electrical generation.
The playback times for last weeks Public Hearings on Sept. 5th will be available to watch on Holland Government TV. Here are the showtimes for this week (the week of September 9-16): Monday at 3PM Tuesday at 11AM Wednesday at 11AM Thursday at 10PM Saturday… Read More»
Our video service has completed processing footage from Tuesday (9/4) night’s public comment session, and we’re pleased to offer it for review.
Since HDR brought forward the results to their Sustainable Return on Investment Study less about a month ago, we’ve worked hard to explain the results using HDR’s presentation materials and a great video that outlines the whole SROI process. Now we’d like to offer your organization the opportunity to ask questions… Read More»
We’ve noticed a few recent letters to the editor published in the Holland Sentinel that deserve a truthful response. You can read them from the links provided here: One was titled “BPW is moving too fast on power plant decision,” and another called “Our energy… Read More»
Posted August 22, 2012
Partnered with expert consultants, we’ve considered a number of ways to meet our community’s need for more local power. Watch the story, and learn more.
Our video service has completed processing the video from the August 8 presentation meeting and we’re pleased to offer it for review.
We’re committed to finding the most responsible solution for our city, which is why we’re opening a period of public comments from August 9 to September 9 to hear your thoughts on the SROI results. Make Your Comment
Aging power grid on overload as U.S. demands more electricity By Ashley Halsey II from the Washington Post The United States doesn’t yet face the critical shortage of power that has left more than 600 million people in India without electricity this week But the U.S.… Read More»
The HBPW thanks you all for your participation and input into the P21: Sustainable Return on Investment (SROI) process that we began last fall. We are using the SROI process to help the City of Holland evaluate baseload electric generation options while considering social, economic, and… Read More»
Processing the massive amount of data in the SROI report has required a lot more time than we originally anticipated. However, with the SROI results in hand from HDR, we’re reviewing the data internally and are optimistic about rolling out the report in just a… Read More»
Last September the Holland Board of Public Works launched our P21 Initiative with one goal: to start a conversation about how we’d like to meet Holland’s growing energy needs for decades to come. The investment that the Holland Board of Public Works will make in… Read More»
In addition to a nice selection of renewable fuels such as biogas and wind, the HBPW will also need to add capacity for generating base-load (always on, always available) power for our community in the months ahead. Here’s a look at the two main fuel… Read More»
December 29, 2011 From Our Email: I recently visited my sister in Ohio. I was amazed by the huge field of wind turbines I drove by on my trip. Why hasn’t BPW gotten a wind farm set up in Holland? If I remember correctly BPW… Read More»
John Doggett, Senior Lecturer of International Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainability at McCombs, took the stage on Tuesday, December 13th to discuss how global trends affect our access to affordable, reliable, sustainable energy here at home. Browse the PowerPoint below, watch his presentation here, or find other… Read More»