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2018 Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair

Community Advocates for Sustainable Energy will hold its third annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair at Doane Stuart School (199 Washington Ave, Rensselaer, NY) on Saturday, October 20th from 10 am – 4 pm. It is the largest event of its kind in the Capital District and beyond. This event is free and open to the public with free parking.

The public is invited to enjoy this one-stop shopping event for information and products about renewable energy and living a more sustainable life. There will be food and children’s activities in addition to displays and information. Workshops on a variety of topics will also be offered.

This year the Capital District Electric Vehicle Drivers Club will demonstrate their electric vehicles. Doane Stuart School will give tours of its “Green Roof.” There will be information about solar installations at your home through community solar, and about how to buy your electricity through a renewable energy supplier. One can learn more about heat pumps and geothermal heating and cooling (with new tax credits and rebates).

Green and zero energy building techniques will be shown. Replacement windows and other energy efficient products and services will be displayed. One can learn how to invest one’s money in sustainable businesses. An all-natural, non-GMO special ultra-low-maintenance grass seed will be available.

Not for profit organizations will provide information on how to sign up for a free NYSERDA energy audit, how one’s town can become a “Climate Smart Community,” the best ways to compost, fighting for environmental justice, lobbying for a carbon tax, biomass heating, the power of Community Choice Aggregation, making healthy soil, recycling, HVCC’s Clean Energy Management Program, bicycling options in the Capital District, a comprehensive green energy newspaper, interfaith environment spiritual leadership, local climate advocacy organizations, creating Freezer Meal Kits, a car sharing service, and restoring carbon to the soil.

There is still space available for up to 13 more exhibitors as of this writing. To register, go to: .

Contact Becky Meier or Bob Connors at 518-781-4686 or email: for more information.

1 comment to 2018 Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair

  • Indeed, by the year 2050 or before, I’d say that half of the world’s energy will come from renewable sources, and that equals good news for planet Earth.

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