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          Greetings, Solar Supporters! <br>
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              are the Latest News, Events & Announcements from NMSEA</span></span></span><u1:p></u1:p><br>
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          Our <a href="http://www.nmsea.org/Events/Event_Calendar.php">Event
            Calendar</a>
          for Additional Event Listings</span><o:p></o:p></font><b><span
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              style="font-size: 13.5pt;">ANNOUNCEMENTS</span></u></b><br>
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            w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on"></st1:placename><st1:placetype
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              lang="EN">- USGBC GreenBuilt Tour Applications Due March
              11!<br>
            </span></b></font><b>- 2013 Solar Fiesta! April 27-28 @
          Santa Fe
          Community College<span style=""></span></b><br>
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              style="font-size: 13.5pt;">EVENTS</span></u></b><br>
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          style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>February
            26: <b>NMSEA ABQ Chapter Meeting</b></strong><b>
            –<i> Albuquerque, NM<br>
            </i></b></span></font><font face="Arial"><span
          style="font-size: 12pt;"><b><strong>March 23: </strong><b>NMSEA
              Board of Directors Meeting </b><span style="font-size:
              12pt; font-family: "Times New
              Roman","serif";"><strong></strong><b>–
              </b></span><b> Albuquerque,
              NM</b><i><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family:
                "Times New Roman","serif";"><strong></strong></span><strong></strong><strong></strong></i></b></span><span
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          style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>April
            16-20: ASES National Conference - SOLAR 2013 </strong><b>–
            <i>Baltimore,
              MD</i></b></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong></strong></span><br>
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              style="font-size: 13.5pt;">ANNOUNCEMENTS</span></u></b></font></p>
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              lang="EN">USGBC GreenBuilt Tour
              Applications Due March 11!<br>
            </span></b></font></p>
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    <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" class="MsoNormal"><font face="Arial">2013
        GreenBuilt Tour
        Applications and Instructions are
        now available!  The application deadline is March 11th. To
        review
        application forms and instructions,<a
          href="http://USGBCNM.wildapricot.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1516480"><span
            style="color: windowtext;"> click here</span></a>.  Home
        candidates do
        not need to be
        LEED certified.  USGBC is interested in offering this an
        educational
        opportunity to both new and renovated homes throughout <st1:state
          w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New Mexico</st1:place></st1:state>.
         If
        you have a home with
        interesting and innovative green building techniques, please
        complete
        the
        online form.  All applications are welcome!  <br>
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        For questions
        regarding tour applications, please contact Sara Stewart, <a
          href="mailto:sararain@me.com" target="_blank"><span
            style="color: windowtext;">sararain@me.com</span></a>.<font
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            </span></b></font><font><font id="role_document"
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    <p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font face="Arial"><b>2013 Solar
          Fiesta! April 27- 28 @ <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename
              w:st="on">Santa Fe</st1:placename> <st1:placetype
              w:st="on">Community College<br>
            </st1:placetype></st1:place></b></font></p>
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      NMSEA is excited to be working in cooperation with <st1:placename
        w:st="on">Santa Fe</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Community
        College</st1:placetype>
      to bring 2013 Solar Fiesta to <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place
          w:st="on">Santa
          Fe</st1:place></st1:city>
      this Spring!  Solar, renewable, and sustainable practices and
      products
      will be featured in vendor exhibits and workshops.  <br>
      Please mark the date and stay
      tuned for more information!<br>
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              style="font-size: 13.5pt;">EVENTS<br>
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          12pt;"><strong>February
            26</strong></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>:
            <b>NMSEA ABQ Chapter Meeting</b></strong><b>
            –<i> Albuquerque, NM<br>
            </i></b></span><span style="color: black;">6 pm at REI</span><span
          style="" lang="IT">: 1550 Mercantile Ave NE, 87107</span> <span
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    <p class="MsoNormal"><font face="Arial"><span style="">The PNM
          Manger of Customer Solar Programs will be leading the next Abq
          Chapter Meeting discussion, offering info about PNM's new
          solar program.  Also, hear about the USDA Renewable Energy for
          America Program (REAP) and how a NM rural business can get a
          grant from the Federal government for a solar system! </span>Monthly
        Chapter Meetings<span style="" lang="IT"> are FREE &
          open to the public. </span></font><span style="" lang="IT"></span></p>
    <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="" lang="IT">For questions or
        further
        details please contact the NMSEA Office (505) 246-0400 or online
        at: </span><a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated"
        href="http://www.NMSEA.org">www.NMSEA.org</a><br>
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      <strong>March 23: </strong><b>NMSEA Board of Directors
        Meeting </b><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family:
        "Times New Roman","serif";"><strong></strong><b>–
        </b></span><b> <i>Albuquerque,
          NM<br>
        </i></b><br>
      <font face="Arial">11:30am
        Potluck; 12pm at NMSEA Office Board Room: <st1:address
          u5:st="on">1009
          Bradbury Dr.
          SE, ABQ 87106</st1:address>
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    <p class="MsoNormal" style=""><font face="Arial"><o:p></o:p>Please
        bring a potluck dish & join us for our monthly NMSEA Board
        meeting at
        the NMSEA Office in Albuquerque!<st1:address u5:st="on"></st1:address><br>
        Board meetings are open to all members.
        Please
        contact the NMSEA office in advance if you wish to add an item
        to the
        agenda or speak during the meeting. <br>
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      For more information, please contact the
      NMSEA
      office at: (505) 246-0400 or <a href="mailto:info@nmsea.org">info@nmsea.org</a>.</font><br>
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    <p class="MsoNormal"><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:
          12pt;"><strong>April
            16-20: </strong></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>ASES
National
            Conference - </strong></span><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong>SOLAR
2013
          </strong><b>– <i>Baltimore, MD<br>
              <br>
            </i></b><i>SOLAR 2013 opens April 16-20, 2013, at the
            Baltimore
            Convention Center in Maryland. The American Solar Energy
            Society (ASES)
            presents America’s longest-running solar conference series,
            now in its
            42nd year. The National Solar Conference is America’s
            leading
            conference on the emerging trends, technologies and
            opportunities
            shaping the new energy economy.</i></span></font></p>
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              href="http://www.ases.org/solar2013/">http://www.ases.org/solar2013/</a></span></i></font></p>
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            members can receive a $50 discount on conference
            registration and a
            $100 discount on exhibit booths.  Please call or email the
            NMSEA office
            for your discount code.</span></i><br>
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            Mexico Solar Energy Association</span></b><span
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          <st1:address u2:st="on"><st1:street u2:st="on">1009 Bradbury
              Dr. SE, #
              35</st1:street>,
            <st1:city u2:st="on">Albuquerque</st1:city>, <st1:state
              u2:st="on">NM</st1:state>
            <st1:postalcode u2:st="on">87106<br>
            </st1:postalcode></st1:address>505-246-0400, 888-886-6765,
          Fax:
          505-246-2251<br>
          <a href="mailto:info@nmsea.org">info@nmsea.org</a> <a
            href="http://www.nmsea.org/">www.nmsea.org</a></span> <br>
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