AEE Georgia


Upcoming events

    • March 25, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 6110 Blue Stone Road., Sandy Springs, GA 30328

    Jim Bottone will present on Walton EMC's Cooperative Solar Program.  Their first solar generation facility is a 1-megawatt site in northeastern Walton County, and consists of 4,280 panels and produces approximately 2 million kilowatt-hours of solar electricity per year.  Their second facility is a 2.5-megawatt site in south central Walton County, and consists of 10,700 panels and produces approximately 5 million kilowatt-hours of solar electricity per year.  Jim will discuss these sites, pricing and availability, and other aspects of the Cooperative Solar Program in general.

    Jim Bottone is currently employed by Walton EMC as Vice President of Walton Energy.  The position is responsible for Walton Gas, Walton Solar, as well as legislative and regulatory issues. Walton Solar is the Cooperative Solar projects run by Walton EMC and subscribed to by its members.

    Jim graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of South Florida in 1985.  Worked as an environmental engineer for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection from 1985 until October 1998. Worked in various capacities in wastewater treatment including domestic wastewater and industrial sources including concentrated animal feeding operations and steam electric power plants.  Achieved his Professional Engineering license in 1990 and ended his time with the department as the administrator of the industrial wastewater section.

    Began work with the Georgia Public Service Commission in May of 2000 in the natural gas section as a staff engineer.  Worked on a variety of projects concentrating on rule writing and legislative issues. Jim began his career with Walton EMC in 2006.

Past events

February 25, 2019 Georgia Tech's Kendeda Living Building
January 28, 2019 Decarbonizing Transportation
October 29, 2018 Miniature Wind Turbines
October 01, 2018 Electra Therm Organic Rankine Cycle
April 30, 2018 GEFA Update - Future of Energy Performance Contracting in Georgia
March 26, 2018 Air to Air Energy Recovery Utilizing Heat Pipes
February 26, 2018 Battery Storage for Solar Energy: from maligned to industry darling
January 29, 2018 Aircuity - Intelligent Measurement Solutions for Airside Efficiency
October 30, 2017 HVAC Control Systems Retrofit Options
September 28, 2017 Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Green Sports Alliance
April 24, 2017 City of Atlanta - Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and ESPC
March 27, 2017 GEFA EPC Program Update
February 27, 2017 Cooling Tower Water Treatment
January 30, 2017 GA Power Energy Efficiency Incentives Program
October 31, 2016 Georgia Power Renewable Programs
September 26, 2016 Cold Plasma (Bi-Polar Ionization) Technology
April 25, 2016 Coil Optimization Efficiency provided by UV
March 28, 2016 Georgia Public Service Commission
February 29, 2016 DeKalb County Seminole Landfill CNG
January 25, 2016 General Mills Energy Management Program
October 26, 2015 Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems
September 28, 2015 Electric Vehicles
April 27, 2015 Building Certifications Update (LEED, Energy Star, etc.)
March 30, 2015 LED Lighting - Trends and Developments
February 23, 2015 Georgia Power Customer Resource Center
January 26, 2015 CNG and LNG
October 27, 2014 Mold: Causes and Solutions
September 29, 2014 Energy Savings from Heat Machines
April 28, 2014 LED Lighting Technologies (Consensus Energy)
March 31, 2014 Water Use Monitoring for Savings
February 24, 2014 CHP / Distributed Generation by E-Finity, Capstone Turbine
January 27, 2014 State Energy Office Update by GEFA
October 28, 2013 Board of Regents Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
September 30, 2013 FanWall Technology
April 29, 2013 Ygrene Energy Fund Georgia
March 25, 2013 UPS Green Fleet
March 13, 2013 Greenprints
February 25, 2013 Solar PV - Current State of the market, technology, products, and incentives
January 28, 2013 Corporate Sustainability Program by Cox Enterprises
November 01, 2012 Chapter Meeting - How Phillips Arena became LEED-EB rated
October 31, 2012 35th World Energy Engineering Congress
September 24, 2012 Infrared Heating
August 14, 2012 SPSU Student Chapter Golf Tournament Fundraiser
April 30, 2012 Fuel Cells
April 11, 2012 Energy Cost Management Wars -(Non-AEE Event)
March 26, 2012 Solar PV Industry
March 19, 2012 CEM Prep and Certification
February 27, 2012 Energy and Water Nexus
January 30, 2012 ISO 50001 for Energy Management Systems
October 31, 2011 October 2011 - Infrared Heating Solutions
September 26, 2011 September 2011 - Georgia PSC
2013 AEE Georgia Chapter
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