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2017 Energy and Agriculture Summit to be Held in Denver

Everything Lubbock

May 30, 2017

The Ports-To-Plains Alliance announced today it will host the 2017 Energy and Agriculture Summit June 13-14 in Denver, Colorado.

Organizations and individuals focused on energy and agriculture will have an opportunity to learn more about these critical economic drivers through dynamic panel discussions, keynote speakers and industry networking event
“The goal of the 2017 Energy and Agriculture Summit is to tell our economic story of energy and agriculture productivity,” explains Michael Reeves, president of the Ports-To-Plains Alliance. “The Summit will give industry leaders a platform to discuss pressing issues and learn how together, we can drive change.”
The 2017 Energy and Agriculture Summit, which will be held at the Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park, offers a great opportunity to foster innovation, cooperation and success across the Ports-To-Plains region.


Ports-to-Plains Corridor: Denver City Council backs I-70 rehab project, with reservations

This portion on Interstate 70 from Tower Road to Brighton Blvd is part of the designated Ports-to-Plains High Priority Corridor on the National Highway System.  This is a critical connection for the movement of goods into and out of the Denver metro area and Interstate 25.  CDOT is currently making improvements to the portion on the I-70 Ports-to-Plains Corridor from Colfax to Tower Road. The Ports-to-Plains Alliance continues to advocate improvements north on Limon on Highway 71, the Heartland Expressway, to provide an alternative for trucks using this congested area of Denver when they do not need to be traveling through the metro area on Interstate 25.

Click here for complete article > Denver Post

April 7, 2014

A controversial proposal to remake Interstate 70 through northeast Denver won cautious support Monday from the City Council.

The $1.8 billion project would lower the freeway below ground and add a landscaped, 800-foot cap to reconnect the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood. It also would widen I-70 to 10 lanes. But some aspects still are in flux.

That uncertainty, and a desire for more public input, gave some council members pause in the 10-3 vote in favor of the council's proclamation. Debbie Ortega, Paul Lopez and Susan Shepherd voted no…


2010 Energy Summit Presentations


Optimization Barriers In Wind Energy
David Miller, JD, MBA 
Vice Chancellor 
Commercialization & Economic Development

Michael Reeves,
Ports-to-Plains Alliance

Ports-to-Plains Alliance - 2010 Energy Summit
Iris Evans,
Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations,
Province of Alberta

Ports-to-Plains: North America’s Energy Corridor
Len Mitzel,
Member of Legislative Assembly - Alberta, Canada
and Board Member - Ports-to-Plains Alliance

Natural Gas Powered Vehicles - Solutions from the Factory
David G. Hill,
Encana Corporation,
Vice President, 
Natural Gas Economy Operations

Alberta Oil Sands
Jim Hand,
Vice President Surmont Phase 2,
Conoco Phillips Canada

Local Resources can drive World Class Wind Development
John Sullivan,
Renewable Resources Program Manger,
Shaw Environmental Inc.

Strategic Energy Resources within the Western Energy Corridor: A Foundation for Regional Energy & Economic Development
Michael Hagood,
Idaho National Laboratory

Regional Transmission Corridors 
Cultivating local resources in rural America

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

Energizing America: Facts for Addressing Energy Policy

Energy and Jobs: Energy Policy and the US Economy
Michael Whatley,
Consumer Energy Alliance

Public Private Partnerships 
A new paradigm?

Johan van 't Hof,
CEO, Tonbridge Power Inc.

Transforming the Energy Future: NREL’s Role
Janice Rooney
Manager, Corporate Relations