Power conference funds available

WASHINGTON (June 12, 2017) –- (RealEstateRama) — The Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs announced $36,447 in federal matching funds for 10 technical engineers from power utilities in the Pacific U.S. insular areas, including one from Saipan, to attend the 26th Annual Conference of the Pacific Power Association in Apia, Samoa.

Participants will discuss regional benchmarking, renewable energy resource mapping and integration, and disaster risk reduction initiatives. Participation costs must be matched dollar for dollar with local funds. Congress provides funding for the overall maintenance assistance grants – $1.08 million in FY 2017.

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