[NMSEA-news] NMSEA News, Events & Announcements

News from New Mexico Solar Energy Association nmsea-news at nmsea.org
Fri Jul 19 17:16:48 MDT 2013

Hello, Solar Supporters!
Here are the Latest News, Events & Announcements from NMSEA
Please Check Our Event Calendar 
<http://www.nmsea.org/Events/Event_Calendar.php> for Additional Event 

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****American Solar Energy Society Magazine*

**NMSEA SunPaper Archives
*****Volunteer with NMSEA!***


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//*July 23: NMSEA Albuquerque Chapter Meeting - **/*/Albuquerque/*, NM
/***July 31: New Tusque Fire Station Solar Installation Celebration - 
Santa Fe**, NM
******Aug 3: Youth Solar Oven Cook-off - Albuquerque**, NM****/**/**//**/**



****American Solar Energy Society Magazine

Here is the link to the latest issue of Solar Today 
<http://www.omagdigital.com/publication/?i=164079>, the American Solar 
Energy Society magazine.  You don't have to be a member of ASES to read 
it online, but please consider joining.

NMSEA SunPaper Archives

A selection of past SunPaper editions are now also available for 
reference online. For more details, please visit NMSEA online. 

***Volunteer with NMSEA!
****Here are some suggestions for getting involved with the promotion of 
solar and sustainable living in New Mexico through NMSEA! We really need 
and can use your special skills.*


-Help at NMSEA's Sunchaser teaching sessions at NM schools

-Speak to the public about NMSEA and solar (we will help train you) at 
various near-Albuquerque special events like tradeshows, solar home 
shows, etc.
-Help coordinate the NMSEA Volunteers. YES YES YES!

-Assist on a regular basis with clerical tasks at the NMSEA office (near 
the PIT/Isotopes Stadium in Albuquerque)
-Offer website maintenance (NMSEA.org) on a regular basis
- Assist our Event Coordinator or Chapter Coordinator

-NMSEA paper and electronic library assistance

-Organize solar energy advocacy efforts to encourage politicians and 
government agencies (writing, calling, meeting)

-Write an article for the SunPaper

-Graphic design or publicity

-Help with NMSEA's annual Solar Fiesta

-Lead or assist a technical or non-technical course related to solar

-Help maintain NMSEAs solar hardware and demonstrations


**Please email your favorite way to help to info at NMSEA.org 
<mailto:Ragan?@NMSEA.org>, or phone us at (505) 246-0400. Thank you!*



****July 23: NMSEA Albuquerque Chapter Meeting - **/*/Albuquerque/*, NM 
6pm at REI: 1550 Mercantile Ave NE, 87107

The topic for the next NMSEA Abq Chapter meeting will be **"Lease vs. 
Purchase."  There are choices on how pay for a solar system for your 
home.  Jim DesJardins, Affordable Solar will discuss different ways home 
owners may finance a residential solar system. Power Purchase Agreements 
(PPA), which are often used for large commercial and utility scale 
systems will also be covered, along with some good installation 
practices and some horror stories by Jean Arya, Technical Support for 
local solar racking manufacturer, Unirac.

As always, NMSEA Monthly Chapter Meetingsare FREE & open to the public. 
We hope that you will join us!


***July 31: New Tesuque Fire Station Solar Installation Celebration - 
Santa Fe**, NM***/
/*5:30pm at 343 East Alameda, Santa Fe/**/**//**/**/

Join New Energy Economy, the Tesuque Fire District & Santa Fe County 
Fire Department in celebration of a new community solar power 
installation at the Tesuque Fire Station in Santa Fe! Free BBQ & music. 
Please bring your favorite side dish, salad or dessert to share. Call 
(505) 989-7262 or visit www.newenergyeconomy.org for other details.

****Aug 3: Solar Oven Cook-off - Albuquerque**, NM*****/
/*1-4 pm at Papa Murhpy's Pizza 8104 Wyoming (near Paseo)

Papa Murhpy's is sponsoring an event intended to encourage community 
interest in math, science & renewable energy! Open to all ages, youth 
and adults are invited to build a solar oven to cook a 7 inch pizza 
(pizza will be provided). The winning oven design and pizza will be 
awarded FREE PIZZA FOR A YEAR with additional prizes and offers to other 

To enter, please contact: papamurphyssolarcookoff at gmail.com & include 
your Name, Age, and Interests.

*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 

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