Great Decisions looks at Energy Independence

Energy Independence is the topic for Great Decisions at the Library at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Bainbridge Public Library.

The program will be moderated by Jimmy Jia, CEO of Distributed Energy Management and a faculty member at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute.

Energy independence, by taking the bargaining chip of oil dependence off the table, would be good for American foreign policy. But the very technological advances that make independence possible have created a dilemma for lawmakers.

In a government with fixed resources, should the U.S. encourage more traditional fuel production or invest in the young technology of renewable resources?

The free program is sponsored by Kitsap Regional Library with support from the Arts and Humanities Council and the Bainbridge Island Friends of the Library. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, visit, call 206-842-4162 or email


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