Presenting the latest in clean energy technologies and how to save on utility bills and solar installation
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the City of San Jose:
Event: The City of San Jose will hold a Solar and Energy Efficiency Fair at the U.S. Department of Energy funded Green Vision Clean Energy Showcase. The Clean Energy Showcase is the nation's first outdoor demonstration of large-scale solar, wind, electric vehicle and energy efficiency installations.
This event will feature tours of the Showcase that provide a hands-on experience with solar, electric vehicles, wind and energy efficiency technologies. The community will be able to explore the new 500 square foot zero-energy off-grid Eco-House; talk with solar vendors about the basics of solar installations; take advantage of discounted home energy efficiency audits; and attend informational workshops ranging from how solar water systems work to learning to save on utility bills through new State energy efficiency rebates.
When: Saturday, April 30, 2011
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: San Jose Green Vision Clean Energy Showcase,
Santa Clara Street between 4th and 5th Streets across the street from City Hall
Feature: The following business leaders will be a part of the Solar and Energy Efficiency Fair at the Green Vision Clean Energy Showcase: Akeena Solar (Westinghouse Solar), Armageddon energy, Burnham Energy, Chromasun, Fat Spaniel (Power-One), Fresco, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Nanosolar, New Avenue Homes, Real Goods Solar, San Jose Fire Department, Schuco, SMA America, SolarCity, Sopogy, Stion, Sunlink, SunPower, SunWater Solar, US Solar & Wind Synergies, Winspire Energy.
San Jose is one of the nation's premier Solar America Cities. Through it's partnership with the Department of Energy and the development of the Clean Energy Showcase, it has reinforced its commitment to educating the community on clean energy solutions and workforce development San Jose's Green Vision is a comprehensive strategy that addresses how environmental responsibility makes financial sense and stimulates economic opportunity. This vision includes 10 bold goals that will serve as a roadmap to reduce the carbon footprint of the 10th largest city in the nation, including reducing the community's overall energy use in half by the year 2022. For more information, visit www.sanjoseca.gov/greenvision.
Steve Luckenbach, City of San Jose
SOURCE City of San Jose