Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul MN - The annual Living Green Expo is a free, family-friendly event that inspires people to lead healthier and more sustainable lives. Minnesota’s largest environmental event, the expo provides real solutions for people to live better, healthier lives with less impact on the environment. The two-day event, free to visitors, connects people who are interested in making a positive difference both in their lives and in their communities.
Port Huron, MI
A workshop for Michigan’s renewable energy, planning and zoning for wind energy will take place Monday, March 30, at the St. Clair County Don Dodge Auditorium, 200 Grand River Ave., Port Huron.
The workshop will provide local officials, farmers, and other land owners with the tools and resources necessary to implement a strategic plan for wind energy development in their community.
This workshop will address:
At a time when renewable energy, sustainability and alternative forms of energy are in the spotlight, Iowa State University Extension presents the 2009 Wind Energy Conference on Friday, March 20 at the Fairfield Fine Arts and Convention Center in Fairfield, IA.
The Michigan Agri-Energy Conference will be held on March 30-31 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This conference focuses on wind farm development as well as broader aspects of creating renewable energy businesses in areas including solar cells, geothermal heat pumps, and the conversion of biomass into biofuels.
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University Center, MI (near Bay City)
At the Is Your Community Ready for Wind Energy: A Symposium for Community Leaders and Planners conference, the Michigan Association of Planning will unveil a comprehensive wind energy policy that will eventually become a pivotal set of guidelines for local governments in creating their own plans and ordinances.
The Michigan Wind Energy Symposium, is scheduled for March 3-4, 2009, at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. The conference focuses on manufacturing supply chain development, legal aspects of wind farm planning and use, off-shore wind farm construction, Michigan's green job market, the Danish wind energy industry, and more.
The Michigan Wind Energy Conference will provide presentations on U.S. View of Wind Energy, Danish Wind Development, Michigan Manufacturing Capacity, Green Jobs Market, Carbon Caps, Commercial Wind, Transmission, Community Wind Development, Off-Shore Wind Development and Small Wind Opportunities.
This state-level seminar will focus on supply chain challenges and opportunities in the state of Wisconsin for companies looking to get involved in the supply of components and services to the wind energy industry.
Custer, WI - Since 1990, the Energy Fair has shown fairgoers how to change the world while having fun. Each summer the Fair transforms rural central Wisconsin into the global hot spot for renewable energy education. The Energy Fair is the world's largest renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living educational event of its kind. The Energy Fair features hundreds of workshops and exhibits all emphasizing clean energy & sustainable living and is fun for the whole family.
Energy Fair Features
The theme Green Business–Unlimited Economic Opportunity highlights how the growth of renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability will generate new economic opportunities in Wisconsin.
The 2009 Wisconsin Renewable Energy Summit covers traditional renewables, bio-industry, water resources, carbon capture and sequestration, green transportation, energy efficiency, sustainable technologies and quality practices, green career pathways, workshops and training short courses, and greening practices for colleges.