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Info about U.S. wind industry, membership, small turbine use & more. American Wind Energy Assoc. • www.awea.org

Info on state & federal incentives for RE. North Carolina Solar Center, Box 7401 NCSU, Raleigh, NC 27695 • 919-515-5666 • www.dsireusa.org

Ask an Energy Expert—online or phone questions to specialists. Energy Efficiency & RE Info Center • 800-363-3732 • www.eere.energy.gov/informationcenter

Sandia National Laboratories PV systems Web site. Design practices, PV safety, technical briefs, battery & inverter testing • www.sandia.gov/pv

Oct. 6, ’07. National Tour of Solar Homes. Tours in most states. Info: American Solar Energy • www.ases.org

Jul. 9–Aug. 3, ’07. Prescott, AZ. Building & experimenting with new & old materials & methods. Ecosa Institute • 928-541-1002 • info@ecosainstitute.orgwww.ecosainstitute.org

Aug. 4–5, ’07. Pomona, CA. So. CA RE Expo. Booths, workshops & demos. Info: 888-647-6527 • www.socalenergyexpo.com

Sep. 24–27, ’07. Long Beach, CA. Solar Power 2007. Conference & expo. Info: 202-396-1688 ext. 2 • ebrown@solarelectricpower.orgwww.solarpowerconference.com

Arcata, CA. Workshops & presentations on RE & sustainable living. Campus Center for Appropriate Technology, Humboldt State Univ. • 707-826-3551 • ccat@humboldt.eduwww.humboldt.edu/~ccat

Hopland, CA. Workshops on PV, wind, hydro, alternative fuels, green building & more. Solar Living Institute • 707-744-2017 • sli@solarliving.orgwww.solarliving.org

Sep. 15–16, ’07. Fort Collins, CO. Rocky Mt. Sustainable Living Fair. Speakers, exhibits, vendors, workshops, demos, youth zone, food, music & alternative vehicles. Info: Rocky Mt. Sustainable Living Assoc. • 970-224-3247 • christa@sustainablelivingfair.orgwww.sustainablelivingfair.org

Carbondale, CO. Workshops & online courses on PV, water pumping, wind, RE businesses, microhydro, solar domestic hot water, space heating, alternative fuels, straw bale, green building, women’s PV courses & more. Solar Energy Intl. (SEI) • 970-963-8855 • sei@solarenergy.orgwww.solarenergy.org

Melbourne, FL. Green Campus Group meets monthly to discuss sustainable living, recycling & RE. Info: fleslie@fit.eduhttp://my.fit.edu/ ~fleslie/GreenCampus/greencampus.htm

Aug. 11–12, ’07. Oregon, IL. Illinois RE Fair, Ogle County Fairgrounds. Info: 815-732-7332 • sonia@essex1.comwww.illinoisrenew.org

Sep. 8–9, ’07. Solon, IA. I-Renew Energy Expo. Workshops, exhibits, food, entertainment. Info: See following listing.

Iowa City, IA. Iowa RE Assoc. meetings. Info: 319-341-4372 • irenew@irenew.orgwww.irenew.org

Hudson, MA. Workshops: Intro to PV; Advanced PV; RE Basics; Solar Hot Water & more. Info: The Alternative Energy Store • 877-878-4060 • support@altenergystore.comhttp://workshops.altenergystore.com

West Branch, MI. Intro to Solar, Wind & Hydro. 1st Fri. each month. System design & layout for homes or cabins. Info: 989-685-3527 • gotter@m33access.comwww.loghavenbbb.com

Sept. 22–23, ’07. Columbia, MO. Ozark Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Expo. Info: www.ozarkre.org

New Bloomfield, MO. Workshops, energy fairs & other events. Missouri Renewable Energy • 800-228-5284 • info@moreenergy.orgwww.moreenergy.org

Whitehall, MT. Seminars, workshops & tours. Straw bale, cordwood, PV & more. Sage Mountain Center • 406-494-9875 • www.sagemountain.org

Sep. 30–Oct. 3, ’07. Reno. Geothermal Energy Trade Show. Info: Geothermal Energy Assoc. • 202-454-5261 • www.geo-energy.org

Sep. ‘07. Sandy Hook, NJ. Workshops on radiant heating, intertied PV, advanced PV & solar businesses. Info: See SEI listings under Colorado.


Aug. 23–25, ‘07. Albuquerque. Solar hot water workshop. Theory, design considerations & installation techniques. Info: See SEI listings under Colorado.

Sep. 15–16, ’07. Albuquerque. Solar Fiesta. Exhibits & workshops on RE, energy efficiency & sustainable living. Info: See following listing.

Six NMSEA regional chapters meet monthly, with speakers. NM Solar Energy Assoc. • 505-246-0400 • info@nmsea.orgwww.nmsea.org

Aug. 24–26, ’07. Fletcher, NC. So. Energy & Environment Expo. Workshops, presentations, exhibits, clean-air car fair & more. SEEE • 828-696-3877 • info@seeexpo.comwww.seeexpo.com

Boone, NC. Western NC RE Initiative ’07 workshops: SDHW; Community-Scale Biodiesel Production; PV & the Code; Solar Space Heating; Small-Scale Wind Installation & more. Info: Appalachian State Univ. • 828-262-2933 • wind@appstate.eduwww.wind.appstate.edu

Saxapahaw, NC. Solar-Powered Home workshop. Solar Village Institute • 336-376-9530 • info@solarvillage.comwww.solarvillage.com

Sep. 14–16, ’07. Portland. NW Solar Expo. Exhibits, workshops & seminars. Info: OR SEIA • 503-821-4340 • www.nwsolarexpo.com

Cottage Grove, OR. Adv. Studies in Appropriate Tech., 10-week internships. Aprovecho Research Center • 541-942-8198 • apro@efn.orgwww.aprovecho.net

Sep. 22–23, ’07. Kempton, PA. PA RE & Sustainable Living Festival. Lectures, exhibits, demos & workshops. Info: Mid-Atlantic RE Assoc. • wjhennessy@dejazzd.comwww.paenergyfest.com

Philadelphia Solar Energy Assoc. meetings. Info: 610-667-0412 • rose-bryant@verizon.netwww.phillysolar.org/psea.htm

Summertown, TN. Workshops on PV, alternative fuels, green building & more. The Farm • 931-964-4474 • ecovillage@thefarm.orgwww.thefarm.org

Sep. 28–30, ’07. Fredericksburg, TX. RE Roundup. Exhibits, speakers & workshops on RE, efficiency, building, transportation & farming. Info: TX Solar Energy Society • 541-482-0858 • roundup@txses.orgwww.renewableenergyroundup.com

El Paso Solar Energy Assoc. Meets 1st Thurs. each month. EPSEA • 915-772-7657 • epsea@txses.orgwww.epsea.org

Houston RE Group, quarterly meetings. HREG • hreg@txses.orgwww.txses.org/hreg

Guemes Island, WA. SEI 2007 workshops. Oct. 6: Intro to RE; Oct. 8–13: Solar-Electric Design & Installation; Oct. 15–17: Grid-Tied Solar Electricity; Oct. 19–20: Successful Solar Businesses; Oct. 22–24: Solar Hot Water; Nov. 5–10: Electric Vehicle Conversion. Info: See SEI in Colorado listing. Local coordinator: Ian Woofenden • 360-293-5863 • ian.woofenden@homepower.com

Custer, WI. MREA ’07 workshops: Basic, Int. & Adv. RE; PV Site Auditor Certification Test; Veg. Oil & Biodiesel; Solar Water & Space Heating; Masonry Heaters; Wind Site Assessor Training & more. MREA • 715-592-6595 • info@the-mrea.orgwww.the-mrea.org

Solar On-Line (SóL) Internet courses. Year-round. PV Technology & Opportunities: A Qualitative Overview; PV Systems Design: Basic Course; PV Systems Design: Professional Course; Hands-On PV System Installation; Solar Homes; Healthy Buildings; & Solar Energy for International Development. SóL, PO Box 217, Carbondale, CO 81623 • 720-489-3798 • info@solenergy.orgwww.solenergy.org

Solar Energy International (SEI) online courses: PV Design & Solar Home Design. Learn how to design a complete solar electric (PV) power system or design a passive solar building without leaving your home. PV Design covers Stand-Alone PV, PV/Generator Hybrid Systems, Grid-Tie PV w/Batteries and Batteryless Grid-Tie PV Systems. Solar Home Design course focuses on how-to build energy efficient, sustainable solar homes. Natural building (earth and straw construction) will be presented along with case studies of progressive building projects. www.solarenergy.org/workshops/description.php#Online

Feb. 17–21, ’08. Adelaide, S. Australia. Intl. Solar Cities Congress. Support cities in UN energy & climate policies by stimulating interest in RE & energy efficiencies. Info: Plevin & Associates • 61-8-8379-8222 • events@plevin.com.auwww.solarcitiescongress.com.au

Jan. 21–27, ’08. Rancho Mastatal. RE for the Developing World. Hands-on workshop. Info: See listing for WA State.

St. Laurent de Cerdans. Sep. 3–7: Intro to RE; Sep. 10–14: Solar Electricity Design Course. Info: Les Amis de Numero Neuf • info@lesamis9.orgwww.lesamis9.org

Sep. 3–7, ’07. Milano. European PV Energy Conference & Exhibition. Info: WIP Renewable Energies • 49-89-720-127-35 • pv.conference@wip-munich.dewww.photovoltaic-conference.com

Nov. 11–15, ’07. Rome. Wind Expo 2007. International conf. for commerical wind industry. Info: Artenergy • info@windexpo.euwww.windexpo.com

Jan. 26–27, ’08. Canterbury. Sustainability EXPO. PV, wind, SDHW, energy efficient building design, housing & transport, & other sustainable technologies. Info: Solar Electric Specialists Ltd. • 027-457-6527 • www.sustainabilityexpo.co.nz

Aberystwyth. RE workshops. Sep. 10–14: PV Installation; Oct. 19–21: Wind & Solar; Oct. 23–24: RE for Planners; Oct. 26–28: Intro to RE. Info: Green Dragon Energy • 49-0-30-486-249-98 • info@greendragonenergy.co.ukwww.greendragonenergy.co.uk


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