FILM – Switch: Discover the Future of Energy
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults, Teens, Kids & Families, Seniors
On Thursday March 13th the US Green Building Council Maine Chapter will host a movie night at the Portland Public Library. The event will feature as the movie with opportunity at the end to ask questions to featured guest Todd J. Griset of Preti Flaherty.
Switch, a 2009 documentary produced by Harry Lynch and geologist Dr. Scott Tinker, sets out to tell a story on energy transition to promote efficiency and conservation. It is based on scientifically sound investigation and the practical realities of the world as they discovered them. This film is not meant to advocate for one technology over the other, rather the filmmakers travel the world to discover how a switch might actually happen, focusing on the many economic and environmental benefits of efficiency.
Todd J. Griset is a partner with Preti Flaherty’s Energy and Telecommunications practice group. He helps clients make critical decisions on energy and utilities matters. Todd’s clients include developers and owners of renewable and traditional energy projects as well as industrial and commercial energy consumers and trade associations. He actively represents clients before federal and state regulatory agencies including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state public utilities commission. Todd is a frequent author and speaker on energy issues. He authors the Energy Policy Update blog and has been published in a peer-reviewed law journal on renewable ocean energy. His writings appear regularly in publications including the Offshore Wind Wire and Electric Light & Power.
Please join us for this exciting event. There is a suggested donation of $5 at the door, light refreshments will be served. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
About the Series » POV Documentary Film Series
By special arrangement with PBS, we show these thought-provoking documentaries before they appear on local channels. This season, we have weekly guest speakers to illuminate the topics. Thursday evenings, 7:30-9pm, in the Rines Auditorium.