Sierra Santa Margarita Monthly Meeting
10th, 6:30 PM, Ronald Roberts Library
30600 Pauba Rd, Temecula, CA 92592
The speaker is Scott Flint, Program Manager
Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan (DRECP) Program Leader
California Energy Commission Siting, Transmission and Environmental Protection Division
He will address: California Energy System in Transition, Regional perspectives and local opportunities.
1. CA Climate goals (GHG reduction, Climate Adaptation) and how they are driving changes to the Energy System;
2. Environmental Performance of the Energy System for the last ten years;
3. The CEC’s multi-faceted approach to achieving climate goals (efficiency, rooftop and distributed solar, utility scale facilities, wind repowering, and transmission);
4. Talk about the DRECP as a planning exercise for utility scale solar wind and geothermal.
His biographical brief includes:
Scott Flint works in the California Energy Commission Siting, Transmission, and Environmental Protection Division. From 2008 to present, Scott has led the development of the Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan, initiating this planning effort first at the California Department of Fish and Game (now Department of Fish and Wildlife), and then continuing at the Energy Commission. Scott is also a working member of the Natural Resource Agency's Renewable Energy Action Team, which focuses on developing workable solutions to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy while ensuring the long-term protection of California's natural resources.
Scott’s technical expertise includes conservation planning, environmental policy, environmental permitting and mitigation for threatened, endangered, sensitive species, and other sensitive natural resources. He holds a degree in Biological Conservation from California State University, Sacramento.