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E-M:/ REGISTER TODAY for GLREA's 9/29/07 Special Intro Renewable Energy Seminars featuring biofuels education!



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In this special session of GLREA'S wildly popular Introductory Renewable Energy Seminars -
don't miss the opportunity to learn about alternative fuels in addition to solar and wind!
 
SPACE IS LIMITED!  REGISTER NOW AT WWW.GLREA.ORG!
 
GREAT LAKES RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION?S
 
INTRODUCTORY RENEWABLE
ENERGY SEMINARS
When: Saturday, September 29, 2007
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where:
Saginaw Valley State University
Curtiss Hall, 2nd Floor
Seminar Room E
University Center, MI
Are you interested in learning the basics of renewable energy systems and how they work in Michigan? The Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association?s renewable energy seminars answer commonly asked questions about three of the most popular types of renewable energy applications:  Biomass and Biofuels, Solar Electricity and Wind Electricity. 
 
Register now to learn about how you can benefit from clean, abundant, renewable energy!  
9:00 - 9:30AM
 Introduction to SVSU ? There is no additional charge for this session.
9:30 -11:30PM
Alternative Fuels from Biomass
C. H. Schilling, Ph.D.
C. J. Strosacker Chair and Professor of
Engineering
SaginawValleyStateUniversity

Students will learn about the basic aspects of the clean combustion of biomass.   From this review stems a collection of promising technologies to transform plant-biomass into liquid, solid, and gaseous alternative fuels.  Potential business opportunities include processing of heating fuels, manufacturing of biofueled furnaces, fuel ethanol and biodiesel processing, biogas production from anaerobic digestion, and the retrofitting of ordinary internal combustion engines to operate with biofuels.
11:30 ? 12:30PM
LUNCH  Attendees are responsible for their own lunches.
Bruce Lowstuter
12:30 ? 2:00PM Solar Photovoltaic Electricity  Students will gain a basic understanding of the components that make up a Photovoltaic (PV) electric system and how PV works.  Students in this seminar should attend the Balance of Systems session.
2:15 ? 3:00PM Balance of Systems  A part of the PV and wind energy seminars, this session covers the components that are common to both.  There is no additional charge for this session.
3:15 ? 5:00PM
Wind Electricity  This seminar is ideal for people who wish to learn more about wind energy technology and who are interested in installing a system.  Students in this seminar should attend the Balance of Systems session.
     
One Seminar $30 (GLREA Members - $20)
Two Seminars $40 (GLREA Members - $30)
Three Seminars $50 (GLREA Members - $40)
 
Space is limited, and pre-registration is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
Avoid disappointment and register early!  To register or for more information,
please contact GLREA:   
tel: 800-434-9788    email: info@glrea.org    website: www.glrea.org
 


Jennifer Malinowski, Program Manager
 
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
257 S. Bridge St., PO Box 346, Dimondale, MI  48821
517-646-6269 ph / 517-646-8584 fax / jennifer.malinowski@glrea.org
2007 Michigan Solar Tour - Saturday, October 6, 2007
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