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CREA supports business and economic opportunities through renewable energy development in a competitive environment. We support use of free enterprise principles to create economically and environmentally responsible electric generation within the State of Oregon.

CREA Executive Committee Mtg. will take place on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023 from 10am - 1pm 

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Executive Board Agenda

Friday, February 10, 2023: 10am-1:00pm  Via ZOOM

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  1. Call to Order/Open Agenda - CREA Executive Chair, Commissioner Perkins

                            -  Roll Call/Introductions/Time set aside for issues not

                               presented on the agenda


 2.     Consent Agenda – Chair Perkins                                         10:00am                                   - Minutes: January 20, 2023

                             - Accept Financials for January, 2023


 3.    Designation of Exec Committee Alternates                                


 4.    HB 2416 - Req: large electricity users to comply with reqs to use

        renewable energy                                                               10:15am

               - Robert Echenrode, (General Manager, Umatilla Electric Coop)  


 5.    Reports & Discussion of Legislative Issues - Tess Milio/Mike McArthur                                                                                                         10:30am


 6.    Renewable siting Issues - Jeff Fox (Gallatin Power)                11:00am                                                                                                                            7.    Legislative Positions - Tess Milio/ Mike McArthur                    11:30am                                      

 8.    Introducing Allie Detrio (Microgrids Coalition) - Allie Detrio    12:30pm                                                            

 9.    Public Comment/Next Meeting - Chair Perkins                               


10.   Adjourn - Chair Perkins                                                        1:00pm                                                                                                     

       * Next Meeting: March 10, 2023: In Person? Location? Prineville? 

For Minutes, Financials, Slide Presentations and any other materials, please visit our "Agenda, Minutes" Page. 

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