Golden, Colo., Sept. 1, 1998 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will host a meeting Sept. 16 to inform the community surrounding NREL about a land exchange involving DOE, Jefferson County and the state of Colorado. The property to be exchanged involves the Camp George West site which borders NREL's main campus in Golden.
DOE officials will discuss long-range plans for use of the property the department will acquire and plans for the existing facilities and experiments now on top of the mountain. The western portion of the mesa top is now the site for several solar experiments and a solar radiation measurement facility.
The meeting is set for 6 p.m. at NREL's Visitors Center, 15013 Denver West Parkway in Golden. The public is welcome. To reach the Visitors Center, take Interstate 70 to exit 263 (Denver West Boulevard). Turn north toward the Denver Marriott West Hotel. At stop sign, turn left at Denver West Parkway and continue past the hotel. The Visitors Center is on the right.
For more information about the meeting, contact Christopher Powers at the DOE Golden Field Office at 275-4742.