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NREL Hosts Free Workshop on Residential Solar Energy Systems

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Golden, Colo., Sept. 1, 1999 — Media are invited to attend the upcoming workshop. We also can arrange interviews ahead of time with the researchers leading the workshop.

What:Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will describe the benefits of solar energy systems at a free consumer-oriented workshop Sept. 15 on "Converting Your Home Power Supply to Solar Electricity." NREL energy experts will provide hands-on demonstrations and describe how to install residential solar electric systems, which produce electricity directly from sunlight.

Other workshops offered this year and next include Energy Efficient Ways to Winterize Your Home; Solar for the Farm and Ranch; Harnessing the Wind to Power Your Home; and Energy Efficient Ways to Keep Your Home Cool.

Who:The workshops are free and open to the public. Call (303) 275-4087 to make a reservation or for more information.
When:7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15
Where:To get to NREL's Visitors Center, take Interstate 70 to exit 263 (Denver West Boulevard) in Golden. Turn north towards the Denver West Marriot Hotel. At the stop sign, turn left onto Denver West Parkway and continue past the hotel. The Visitors Center is on the right at 15013 Denver West Parkway.

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Consumer Workshop Series

SEPTEMBER Converting Your Home Power Supply to Solar Electricity
Wednesday, September 15, 7-9 p.m.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Visitors Center
Speakers: John Thornton and Byron Stafford
OCTOBEREnergy Efficient Ways to Winterize Your Home
Wednesday, October 6, 7-9 p.m.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Visitors Center
Speakers: Paul Torcellini and Sheila Hayter
JANUARYSolar for the Farm and Ranch
National Western Stock Show Workshops
January 2000
Speakers: John Thornton and Byron Stafford
MARCHHarnessing the Wind to Power Your Home
March 2000
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Visitors Center
Speaker: Jim Green
APRILEnergy Efficient Ways to Keep Your Home Cool
Earth Day 2000 Celebration
Saturday, April 22, 2000
Speakers: Paul Torcellini and Sheila Hayte

Solar Electricity for the New Home
Earth Day 2000 Celebration
Saturday, April 22, 2000
Speakers: John Thornton and Byron Stafford

Converting your Home Power Supply to Solar Electricity
Earth Day 2000 Celebration
Saturday, April 22, 2000
Speakers: John Thornton and Byron Stafford

Harnessing the Wind to Power Your Home
Earth Day 2000 Celebration
Saturday, April 22, 2000
Speaker: Jim Green


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