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Solar Enthusiasts!</span></p>
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are the latest events, workshops, and announcements.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center">&nbsp;<br>
See the NMSEA Event Calendar for a complete list of events: <a
 href="http://www.nmsea.org/Events/Event_Calendar.php"><span
 style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">http://www.nmsea.org/Events/Event_Calendar.php</span></a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;
<br>
If you have questions or comments, please contact us!&nbsp;&nbsp; We value your
input!</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;" align="center">EVENT
SUMMARY (see details below):</p>
<p class="before5after50">JANUARY 8: SUSTAINABLE <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">LAS VEGAS</st1:place></st1:City></p>
<p class="before5after50"><span style="">JANUARY 17:
NMSEA BOARD MEETING, ALBUQUERQUE<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="before5after50"><span style="">JANUARY 26:
MIXED PUBLIC-PRIVATE FINANCE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State
 w:st="on">CALIFORNIA</st1:State></st1:place><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="before5after50">JANUARY 27: <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City
 w:st="on">ALBUQUERQUE</st1:City></st1:place>
CHAPTER MEETING, REI </p>
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<p class="before5after50"><b><span style="font-size: 18pt;">Announcements:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="before5after50">OFFICE CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS: The NMSEA office
will be
closed from December 24 to January 4. We are happy to report that the
sun at
noon is already a little higher toward the north, indicating that we
will once
again have Spring in a few months! <span
 style="background: yellow none repeat scroll 0% 50%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;">We
wish you all the very best for the holidays and a happy and
prosperous New Year!</span> Note: There is no Albuquerque Chapter
meeting in
December.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">JOB OPENING &#8211; EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: NMSEA has an
immediate
opening for a full-time Executive Director, reporting to the NMSEA
Board of
Directors and responsible for organizing and directing solar events,
activities, fundraising, preparing budgets and plans, and working with
the
board to set priorities and goals to promote renewable energy. Required
skills
are fundraising, office management, PC and database experience, and
proven
ability to develop and implement plans and goals with a volunteer-based
organization. Direct experience with NMSEA or another closely related
organization is desired. Salary commensurate with experience. Send
resume
directly to <a href="mailto:hr@nmsea.org">hr@nmsea.org</a>.</p>
<p class="Paragraphtext"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="Paragraphtext">***********************************************************************<u><o:p></o:p></u></p>
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CALENDAR</span></b></p>
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<p class="before5after50">JANUARY 8: SUSTAINABLE <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">LAS VEGAS</st1:place></st1:City></p>
<p class="before5after50">The NMSEA Las Vegas Chapter will not meet in
December.&nbsp; The next meeting will be Thursday, January 8 at 5:15 pm,
when
Hilario Rubio will discuss local water issues.&nbsp; On Feb. 7, three <st1:place
 w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Las Vegas</st1:City></st1:place>
residences will
be featured as Solar Open Houses.&nbsp; On February 12, Joe Whiteman will
talk
about an Outdoor Lighting Initiative.&nbsp; As usual, we will meet at
Digital
Arts Photography Studio at <st1:Street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">428-A
Grand Avenue</st1:address></st1:Street>, (second floor).&nbsp; For further
information,
call Emelie at 454-3920.</p>
<p class="before5after50"><span style="">JANUARY 17:
NMSEA BOARD MEETING<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="Before5After5">This will be a short meeting open to the
membership and
will be followed by time for the Board to interview prospective
candidates for
our position of Executive Director. (See above.) NMSEA office at 1009
Bradbury
SE; time to be announced. If you have an agenda item, please send it to
<a href="mailto:info@nmsea.org" title="mailto:info@nmsea.org">info@nmsea.org</a>.</p>
<p class="before5after50"><span style="">JANUARY 26:
MIXED PUBLIC-PRIVATE FINANCE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">CALIFORNIA</st1:place></st1:State><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="before5after50"><st1:City w:st="on"><span style="">Hilton</span></st1:City><span
 style=""> <st1:State w:st="on">Del</st1:State> Mar, <st1:place
 w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">San Diego</st1:City></st1:place>, CA.
Meet renewable energy fund representatives,
lenders, public finance advisors, institutional implementers, and
developers
and<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="before5after50"
 style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span
 style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Symbol;"><span style="">&middot;<span
 style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="">Explore
the opportunities in developing renewable energy projects for
universities,
hospitals and other institutions <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="before5after50"
 style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span
 style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Symbol;"><span style="">&middot;<span
 style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="">Learn
how to access public investment funds for renewable energy <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="before5after50"
 style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span
 style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Symbol;"><span style="">&middot;<span
 style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="">Assess
the options for using public finance instruments in renewable energy
project
finance <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="before5after50"
 style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span
 style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Symbol;"><span style="">&middot;<span
 style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="">Take
advantage of state, county and city incentives for developing renewable
energy <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="before5after50"><span style="">For more
information, go to </span>/www.infocastinc.com/index.php/conference/renewables.</p>
<p class="before5after50">JANUARY 27: <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City
 w:st="on">ALBUQUERQUE</st1:City></st1:place>
CHAPTER MEETING, REI </p>
<p class="before5after50">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.</p>
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<p class="stylebefore5ptafter5pt0"><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">NEW MEXICO</st1:place></st1:State> SOLAR ENERGY ASSOCIATION</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><st1:address w:st="on"><st1:Street
 w:st="on">1009 Bradbury Dr. SE, # 35</st1:Street>, <st1:City w:st="on">Albuquerque</st1:City>,
<st1:State w:st="on">NM</st1:State> <st1:PostalCode w:st="on">87106</st1:PostalCode></st1:address></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="">505-246-0400,
888-886-6765, Fax: 505-246-2251</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><a href="mailto:info@nmsea.org"><span
 style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">info@nmsea.org</span></a>
<a href="http://www.nmsea.org/"><span
 style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">www.nmsea.org</span></a><br>
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