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NYSERDA Solar and Wind Workshop at Stony Brook, May 11

The Stony Brook Small Business Development Center will host the fourth installment of its NYSERDA series featuring Renewable Energy on Wednesday, May 11.

Dubbed, “Solar and Wind,” the workshop will run from 8: 30 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will take place in the CEWIT Building, second floor, on  the Stony Brook University campus.

The morning program on solar energy features David Schieren of EmPower Solar Energy Solutions, Dan Connors of Renewable Energy Strategies, LLC, Wyldon King Kisherman of New York Solar Energy Society and Robert Holz of SunEnergy Americas, Inc.

The afternoon program on wind energy features Gordian Raacke of Renewable Energy Long Island, Carol Murphy of Alliance for Clean Energy New York, Inc., Dan Zaweski of Long Island Power Authority, Tim Daniels  of Deepwater Wind, LLC and Al Harsch of GreenLogic Energy, Inc.

A question and answer session will follow both the morning and afternoon programs.

To register, call 631-632-9837 or email sbdc@stonybrook.edu. Preregistration and a printed meal ticket are required.


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reLI February Newsletter

Renewable Energy Long Island (reLI), a leading not-for-profit organization that promotes clean, sustainable energy recently published its February newsletter. Within the monthly newsletter you will find FREE ENERGY AUDITS! That’s right, at least for those that qualify for them through NYSERDA’s Green Jobs – Green new York program.

Also in this months newsletter, eco-friendly gifts for Valentine’s Day, the announcement of the upcoming screening of “Gasland”, a radio interview with reLI Executive Director Gordian Raacke, and more. View the newsletter here.

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reLI’s Green Guide Vol. III

Published annually by renewable energy Long Island (reLI), the 2010-11 LI Green Guide was released to the public early last month.

Gloria Reuben graces the cover of the 2010-11 reLI Green Guide

The guide is the third installment from reLI and four pages longer than last year’s edition. Part of the reason for the extra length is the extra editorial content. There are 11 articles all together, three more than last year’s guide, exploring a variety of issues including solar thermal systems, green apps for mobile technology, the likely marriage of energy efficiency and renewables, green buildings, commercial energy efficiency, wind energy, a in-depth piece with actress and activist Gloria Reuben regarding climate change, plus more.

As always, the guide begins with a welcoming letter written by reLI Executive Director Gordian Raacke to readers. Also, like previous guides, this year’s edition concludes with a consumer directory listing businesses, professionals, and other organizations in the local green marketplace. The directory is a bit longer that last year thanks to new organization. It also includes a new, helpful feature: a color-coded key which allows readers to easily identify what listings specializes in.

The best thing about the guide: it’s free! You can find a copy at local Whole Food Market stores, at green-focused events, or at the reLI website where you can request a copy, or save some paper (even though the guide is printed on recycled material) and read it via PDF format here.

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