The Washoe County Department of Community Development will host an educational presentation covering residential wind power at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 in the Washoe County Commission Chambers, Ninth Street and Wells Avenue.
The presentation will focus on small-scale wind power suitable for residential use, its present status and its future in our area.
Representatives from NVEnergy, Community Development and local wind energy professionals will be available to answer questions.
Some of the topics to be covered in the presentation are:
# How residential wind power technology works.
# NVEnergy "WindGenerations" rebate program.
# Legislation and policy promoting wind power.
# Washoe County Development Code Article 326 (Wind Machines).
For details, call Bill Whitney, senior planner for the department of community development at 328-3617.