Type: Public event
Host: Ford School

Public Perceptions of Renewable Energy: How to Constructively Advocate at the Local Level & Helping Communities Set Policies


Earth Day Teach-In

Date & time

Mar 10, 2020, 10:30 am-12:00 pm EDT


Weill Hall, Room 5240
735 S. State St

Open to the University of Michigan community. 

As demand for renewable energy grows, wind energy and solar energy developers are looking for communities to host these projects.  In this session, Dr. Sarah Mills will talk about what we know about public perceptions of renewable energy in the communities where wind and solar projects are proposed.  She'll draw mostly on her research understanding community reactions to wind energy projects in Michigan, extrapolate what that means for solar energy.  

For more information about Earth Day at 50 events, please visit https://earthday.umich.edu/events/