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Brownfields Opportunity Zone Boot Camp, Newark

October 17, 2019

Meet SCS Professionals Christine Stokes, Mike Schmidt, and John Tabella and visit SCS’s Booth at Brownfield Listings’ Opportunity Zone Boot Camp & Pitch Competition at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, New Jersey, on October 17.

The Boot Camp will feature educational sessions with a robust program ranging from the basics of real estate development up to advanced topics such as public programs, best practices, pitfalls, and possibilities.

There will also be a live Pitch Competition pitting people with real projects before a panel of experts to judge who has the most competing and impactful OZ investment opportunity.

OZ Boot Camp & Pitch attendees will take away a start-to-finish primer of innovative techniques, instructive examples, and best practices to give them a competitive edge for advanced real-world redevelopment projects.

Sponsors of this event include NJIT, the Center for Creative Land Recycling, and the Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast.

Be sure to register today!

Posted by Laura Dorn at 8:00 am
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Brightfields 2019 California

August 5, 2019

Meet SCS professionals Dan Johnson, Dana Wilson, Jim Ritchie, and Wendell Minshew at solar energy development event, “Brightfields 2019 California”,  which will take place August 5 & 6 in Sacramento, CA.

The theme of the conference, hosted by Brownfield Listings and the California Environmental Protection Agency, is “Brightening Brownfields, Landfills & Greenfields with Solar Energy”.  This exciting 2-day event will bring together solar developers, property owners, policy makers and a very large diversity of professionals for illuminating educational sessions, active networking, and live market-making. SCS Engineers is a co-sponsor of this conference.

Anyone may attend this power-packed brightfield marketplace event to hear the freshest industry insights from public and private sector experts, ask technical questions of trained professionals, and make direct connections via the numerous networking opportunities

Brightfields 2019 – California will focus on non-rooftop solar development in the West, California specifically, to help cultivate the region’s brightfield potential. The conference will feature compelling programming to provide basic, need-to-know info required to boot up a brightfield project, as well as tips and best practices to overcome development obstacles and advance more difficult projects.

The elite speaker lineup features some of today’s foremost practitioners, including representatives from regulating and permitting agencies as well as private sector professionals.

The conference is perfect for:

  • Landowners, communities, property managers and anyone seriously interested in the development of solar energy on land (rather than rooftops), especially marginal lands, either in rural or urban areas
  • Solar developers seeking land for purchase or lease;
    Public and private sector professionals working in the solar space
  • Anyone motivated towards utilizing greenfields, greyfields, brownfields, landfills, Superfund sites, and any other unproductive parcel to generate solar power

The conference will feature dual-track educational programming.

For Landowners & Communities topics will include:

  • Municipal solar development
  • How-to’s and success stories
  • Leases, RFPs/RFQs, risk, insurance and deal structure
  • Feasibility & financial viability
  • Brownfield grants & other public brightfield financing
  • Zoning, permits and land use considerations

The Solar Developers & Professionals track will cover:

  • Brightfields & Brownfields 101: Development basics
  • Brightfields 300: Landfills & Superfund
  • Acquiring and developing contaminated properties
  • Risk mitigation and insurance
  • State & federal regulatory regime reviews

Shared topics will include:

  • Technology updates & exhibits
  • Fresh solar market update & forecast
  • National policy update and select state specific briefs

Day 1 will take place at the headquarters of CalEPA, and Day 2 will take place at Tsakapoulos Library Galleria across the plaza.

Posted by Laura Dorn at 7:30 am
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Brightfields 2019 – New England

July 23, 2019

Meet SCS Engineers Project Manager, Christine Stokes, who is attending BRIGHTFIELDS 2019 – NEW ENGLAND — a solar energy development event about powering up greenfields, brownfields and landfills.   The conference is hosted by Brownfield Listings, and will take place at The Falls Event Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, on July 23, 2019.

Brightfields 2019 – New England will address issues important to:

  • Landowners, property managers and communities interested in the development of solar energy on their land (rather than rooftops)
  • Solar developers seeking land for purchase or lease
  • Public and private sector professionals working in the solar space
  • Anyone motivated towards developing greenfields, greyfields, brownfields, landfills and Superfund sites into solar power generating assets
  • Anyone seeking to learn more about the application of solar power production onto the land.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
The conference will also feature 1-on-1 help and Q&A sessions by EPA & TAB experts on all aspects of brightfield development.

In addition to educational sessions, a plenary luncheon, exhibits, and a mixer, the conference will feature networking opportunities at breakfast and at the post conference reception.

The conference is hosted in collaboration with New Hampshire’s Regional Planning Commissions, and New Jersey’s Science & Technology University (NJIT).

Posted by Laura Dorn at 7:30 am
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