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Solar Energy Society Announces Spring Workshops

car.jpgBOONE — Learn about renewable energy through a workshop mini-series sponsored by the Appalachian State University Solar Energy Society.

The public is invited to the free presentations. They are held 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays in the Kerr-Scott Technology Building auditorium.

Feb. 6:

Wind Power

Feb. 13:

Micro-Hydroelectric Power

Feb. 20:

Passive Solar Building Design

Feb. 27:

Solar Thermal Energy Applications

March 6: “Affluenza” and Sustainable Development

March 20: Simplistic Living

March 27: Permaculture

April 3: Greenbuilding and Energy Efficiency

April 10: Global Trends in Renewable Energy—”Catching Up”

April 17: Sustainable Transportation

April 24: Electric Vehicles

For more information, contact Taylor Hartman at 264-9652 or

Picture Caption: Electric vehicles will be among renewable energy topics presented for the public by the Solar Energy Society.

(Appalachian photo by University Photographer Mike Rominger)