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Workshop Focuses on Renewable Energy

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A daylong workshop hosted at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley on April 20 is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and vocabulary to speak confidently about renewableRenewable Workshop at UWFox energy to their neighbors, elected officials and classmates. “Renewable Energy 101” will be presented by the Midwest Renewable Energy Associations PowerUp! Students for Renewable Energy program.

Speakers will provide an overview of the different technologies and their applications, including topics such as solar hot water, photovoltaics and wind systems.

The free event is made possible by funding from the UWFox Campus Activities Board, the Fox Valley Group of the Sierra Club and the Lawrence University Environmental Studies Department. The event is further supported by the Energy Coalition for a Sustainable Fox Valley and the UW-Extensions of Outagamie and Winnebago Counties.

The seminar takes place on Friday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at UWFox on Midway Road in Menasha. The workshops are free and open to the public however pre-registration is requested. To register or ask questions, contact Joy Perry, lecturer in biological sciences at UWFox, at joy.perry@uwc.edu or 832-2653.


Posted 4/16/2007