The Renewable Energy Fair is held annually on the Delaney Park strip in Anchorage, Alaska. The fair is hosted by Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP), a coalition of energy stakeholders working to facilitate the development of renewable energy in Alaska through collaboration, education, training, and advocacy. The fair is a free admission opportunity for people to see renewable energy and energy efficient development projects from across the state. The fair features live music, food, informational booths, activities for children, and expert panels on renewable energy. There fair also hosts do-it-yourself energy project demonstrations, as well as tips for energy efficiency.
The 2010 Renewable Energy Fair agenda included numerous presentations, do-it-yourself projects, and projects on display. For a more details look at what was offered, take a look at the 2010 agenda.
The 2011 Renewable Energy Fair will be held on August 13th, 2011. For more information about the fair, visit the fair's website.
More than 2,500 people attended the 5th annual fair. Past speakers have included Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan and keynote speaker Iowa Governor Chet Culver. Governor Culver spoke extensively on Iowa's experience in financing renewable energy the benefits the state has reaped as a result. According to the Governor, Iowa is a worldwide leader in wind energy.
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