Water and Energy: The State Water Project and California’s Electrical System
Raphael Torres, Deputy Director, California Department of Water Resources
Learn about California’s interconnected water and energy systems and the unique aspects of the State Water Project’s response to statewide initiatives including renewable energy and reduction of greenhouse gases. Torres is responsible for management of the SWP, which provides a supplemental water source for 23 million Californians and 750,000 irrigated acres of farmland and directly sustains over $400 billion of the state’s economy.
MLF: ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 standard, $8 members, $7 students
Program Organizer: Christie Jordan