Renewable Energy Workshop

  • 10 Nov 2012
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Highland Community College Wind Turbine Technician Training Center, 2998 West Pearl City Road,(building E, use parking lot B), Freeport, IL

Renewable energy may be a way to reduce your energy bills for your home, farm, or small business. Come learn about wind, solar, and/or biomass options at the upcoming Renewable Energy Workshop.

The Renewable Energy Workshop will be offered by the University of Illinois Extension and Highland Community College.

Residential, farm and light industry applications will be the focus of the sessions

· Small and distributed wind applications

· Solar: photo voltaic and thermal

· Biomass for heat and power

· Grid integration of renewable source electricity

In addition to the presentations, participants will get to view the HCC wind turbine and grid interconnection, internal components of a midsize turbine, a demonstration solar tracking array, and a small biomass gasification unit in action. Presenters will include Extension Educators and Staff from the Wind Technology Department at Highland Community College.

Pre-registration is requested for the Renewable Energy Workshop by calling the University of Illinois Extension at (815) 235-4125 or on-line at . Registration cost is $5 per person if registered by November 8, late registration is $10.


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