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Montana Renewable Energy Association Clean Energy Fair

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

From MREA:
Join us for our 8th Annual Clean Energy Fair in Bozeman on Saturday, August 11th. We are thrilled to be hosting the Fair in Bozeman for the first time! This event is free and open to the public.

The Fair features: workshops on solar, wind, electric vehicles, energy efficiency; exhibits by clean energy businesses; and an electric car show. Plus food vendors and kids’ activities! For more information visit: http://montanarenewables.org/clean-energy-fair/

**Workshop Schedule**
The Workshops will take place through the day, starting at 10 am and running through 3:45 pm. More information on the topics and speakers are below. You can also download a copy of the full list of topics and speaker bios on the Fair website.

10:00 – 10:45 am: Solar Electricity Basics (Exhibit Building #2)
Dan Kenworthy, Kenworthy Electric

10:00 – 10:45 am: Large-Scale Solar and Wind (Exhibit Building #3)
Amy Berg Pickett, Cypress Creek Renewables

11:00 – 11:45 am: Smart Solar Shopping (Exhibit Building #2)
Ben Brouwer, Montana Energy Office, Department of Environmental Quality

11:00 – 11:45 am: Batteries and Energy Storage (Exhibit Building #3)
Kyle Bolger, Blue Planet Energy

12:00 – 12:45 pm: Financing and Incentives (Exhibit Building #2)
Ben Brouwer, Montana Energy Office, Department of Environmental Quality; Paul Herendeen, Missoula Federal Credit Union

12:00 – 12:45 pm: Electric Vehicles Show-and-Tell (Exhibit Building #3)
Kyla Maki, Montana Department of Environmental Quality; Alicia Cox, Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities; Bill Clem, KERBSpace; plus electric vehicle owners.

1:00 – 1:45 pm: Solar 2.0: Taking Solar Electricity to the Next Level (Exhibit Building #2)
Dave Ryan, P.E., Balance Engineering

1:00 – 1:45 pm: Efficient Water Heating Options for Home and Business (Exhibit Building #3)
Todd Hoitsma, Liquid Solar Systems

2:00 – 2:45 pm: Renewable Energy Policy (Exhibit Building #2)
Brian Fadie, Montana Environmental Information Center; Diego Rivas, NW Energy Coalition

2:00 – 2:45 pm: Off-Grid Living (Exhibit Building #3)
Henry Dykema, Sundance Solar Systems

3:00 – 3:45 pm: Community-Scale Solar (Exhibit Building #2)
Garrett Martin, Montana Department of Environmental Quality; Natalie Meyer, City of Bozeman

3:00 – 3:45 pm: Lithium-Ion Batteries (Exhibit Building #3)
Kyle Bolger, Blue Planet Energy


August 11
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Gallatin County Fairgrounds
901 N Black Ave
Bozeman, MT United States