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Get the Knowledge You Need to Make a Sustainable Difference At the Renewable Energy Roundup & Green
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 • Posted September 15, 2010

The Largest All Sustainable Event in the South

Fredericksburg, TX – The Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair is dedicated to bringing Texans the information they need to make informed decisions, increase sustainability and maintain comfort. The Roundup takes place September 24-26 in Fredericksburg’s Market Square. Tickets are $10 Friday or Sunday, $12 Saturday or $20 for a 3-day pass while children 12 and under are free. "The fair provides an outlet for community members to gain invaluable information, discover new resources and demo new products that can benefit future quality of life," said Russel Smith, Executive Director of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association.

Attend informative talks by the experts with over 55 speakers, businesses and thought leaders scheduled along with keynote addresses daily on the three-day event to bring you the most recent knowledge on sustainability.

Friday, Kenneth Starcher, Assistant Director, Training, Education and Outreach at the Alternative Energy Institute’s (AEI) speaks on ?"Small Wind Testing," a more home sized product. ??Ken has served as an instructor at wind energy seminars throughout the US, China, Brazil and South Africa.

Saturday, Roger Duncan, Former General Manager - Austin Energy talks about "Utility of the Future." Roger discusses both the near-term and future of the electric utility industry, with a focus on the transition to renewable energy, distributed generation, smart grid and the need for a new business model. The talk includes both the twin storms of peak oil and climate change and the technology trends reshaping energy generation.

Sunday, Thomas G. Mason, General Manager, LCRA speaks on Saving Water for Texas’ Future. With the state’s population projected to nearly double in the next 50 years, water is arguably the most precious resource in Texas. Finding the water for Texas’ future is a monumentally expensive and challenging task. The least expensive approach is to use what we have more efficiently.

The Renewable Energy Roundup is co-organized by Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA) and Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES), in cooperation with the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (TOFGA). Proceeds benefit TREIA and TXSES, non-profits striving to increase awareness and use of renewable energy. For more details log on to www.TheRoundup.org or call 877-376-8638 or email: roundup@txses.org.

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