[NMSEA-news] NMSEA News, Events, and Announcements

News from New Mexico Solar Energy Association nmsea-news at nmsea.org
Tue Dec 16 15:58:29 MST 2008


Hi Solar Enthusiasts!

Here are the latest events, workshops, and announcements.

 
See the NMSEA Event Calendar for a complete list of events: 
http://www.nmsea.org/Events/Event_Calendar.php.  
If you have questions or comments, please contact us!   We value your input!

EVENT SUMMARY (see details below):

DECEMBER 17: WEBINAR ON TRANSMISSION & WIND INTEGRATION

JANUARY 8: SUSTAINABLE LAS VEGAS

JANUARY 26: MIXED PUBLIC-PRIVATE FINANCE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY, CALIFORNIA

JANUARY 27: ALBUQUERQUE CHAPTER MEETING, REI

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*Announcements:*

OFFICE CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS: The NMSEA office will be closed from 
December 24 to January 4. We wish you all the very best for the holidays 
and a happy and prosperous New Year! Note: There is no Albuquerque 
Chapter meeting in December.

SOLAR GINGERBREAD HOUSES! Plans are available in the office for a solar 
gingerbread house designed by Mark Chalom a few years back. Great fun 
for those snowy holidays with the kids. $10.00 each. Pick them up in the 
office (before the 24^th ), or order now for "traditional" mail delivery 
(probably slow right now, and $6.00 extra).

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*EVENT CALENDAR*

 

DECEMBER 17: WEBINAR ON TRANSMISSION & WIND INTEGRATION

The webinar will take place this Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 10:00am 
(Mountain Time). There will be 4 speakers and the webinar will last 
approximately 2hrs. During the course of the webinar, speakers will give 
an update on transmission studies and developments throughout the United 
States. You will find out what needs to be done to significantly 
increase the penetration of wind generation, and what the impacts and 
benefits will be for consumer-owned utilities. At the end of the 
presentations, there will be a question & answer period. To participate 
in this webinar or to register for any of the events listed in the 
webinar schedule, please contact Ryan Harry, BCS, Inc. at 303-425-6800 
or send an e-mail to RHarry at BCS-HQ.com <mailto:RHarry at BCS-HQ.com>

JANUARY 8: SUSTAINABLE LAS VEGAS

The NMSEA Las Vegas Chapter will not meet in December.  The next meeting 
will be Thursday, January 8 at 5:15 pm, when Hilario Rubio will discuss 
local water issues.  On Feb. 7, three Las Vegas residences will be 
featured as Solar Open Houses.  On February 12, Joe Whiteman will talk 
about an Outdoor Lighting Initiative.  As usual, we will meet at Digital 
Arts Photography Studio at 428-A Grand Avenue, (second floor).  For 
further information, call Emelie at 454-3920.

JANUARY 26: MIXED PUBLIC-PRIVATE FINANCE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY, CALIFORNIA

Hilton Del Mar, San Diego, CA. Meet renewable energy fund 
representatives, lenders, public finance advisors, institutional 
implementers, and developers and

·         Explore the opportunities in developing renewable energy 
projects for universities, hospitals and other institutions

·         Learn how to access public investment funds for renewable energy

·         Assess the options for using public finance instruments in 
renewable energy project finance

·         Take advantage of state, county and city incentives for 
developing renewable energy

For more information, go to 
/www.infocastinc.com/index.php/conference/renewables.

JANUARY 27: ALBUQUERQUE CHAPTER MEETING, REI

Randy Sadewic from Positive Energy, Inc, will give a talk and lead the 
discussion titled "Getting into Green Jobs." 6:30 PM, REI Recreational 
Equipment store, I-25 and Montano, 1500 Mercantile NE. Call the office 
at 246-0400 for more information.

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NEW MEXICO SOLAR ENERGY ASSOCIATION

1009 Bradbury Dr. SE, # 35, Albuquerque, NM 87106

505-246-0400, 888-886-6765, Fax: 505-246-2251

info at nmsea.org <mailto:info at nmsea.org> www.nmsea.org <http://www.nmsea.org/>

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