Arcata, California will host Humboldt County's Third Annual Renewable Energy Fair, at Arcata High School on April 23, 1994. This Fair will display renewable energy and energy efficiency: small-scale hydro power, solar power (solar electric, solar cooking, water heating, and active and passive home heating), energy efficient lighting and refrigeration, alcohol and hydrogen fuels, electric vehicles, and more. Many workshops will be held on a variety of topics related to renewable energy. Music and guest speakers will be interspersed throughout the day using a solar powered sound system. Richard Perez will be a keynote speaker, along with Dennis Weaver (invited). Our fair is will be a family event and will include Earth Games and other organized activities for kids. For information contact Renewable Energy Fair, PO Box 4179, Arcata, CA 95521 • 707-822-3481.
The 4th Solar Energy Expo & Rally (SEER), July 15-17, 1994 at the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, 1055 N State St, Ukiah, CA. For information: Janet Orth, 733 S Main St #234, Willits, CA 95490 • 707-459-1256
Siemens Solar Industries is offering its 1994 five day Photovoltaic Technology and System Design Training Course. Learning begins by purchasing the two volume set of Training Manual and Technical Appendix for $175. The fee includes the 30 minute videotape "The World of Solar Electricity". Step two is a five day training class. Classes will be held April 18-22, July 18-22 & September 19-23 at the Siemens Solar Training Center, Camarillo, CA. The training class, including the two set manual & video is $1500 (food and lodging not included). The course offers experimentation with inverters, controllers, batteries, modules, trackers and loads. The "final exam" is a full system design. Contact the Training Department of Siemens Solar Industries for a Course Information Package and application form. Call Cindy Vernon • 805388-6568 • fax 805-388-6395.
The Solar Prosperity Exhibition will be held on June 25-26, 1994, in the San Jose Civic
Auditorium Complex in downtown San Jose California. The Northern California Solar Energy Association (NCSEA) sponsored exhibition is an opportunity to showcase products, systems, and services to the public as well as the Solar '94 Conference. The exhibition is for companies, non-profit and educational groupsorganizations, involved in renewable energy, energy conservation, and environmental issues. The event features solar and electric cars. Indoor and outdoor booth space is available. For information or to receive exhibitors registration packet contact NCSEA, POB 3008, Berkeley, CA 94703 • 510-869-2759.
Solar 94: Golden Opportunities for Solar Prosperity, June 25-30, 1994, San Jose, CA features the 23rd American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference and the 19th National Passive Solar Conference. For more information contact American Solar Energy Society, 2400 Central Ave. G-1, Boulder, CO 80301 • 303-443-3130 • fax 303-443-3212.
SMUDs Brown Bag Solar Series VI, every other Thursday, 12-1 PM, SMUD Energy Services, Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 6507 4th Ave Ste 500, Sacramento, CA. Bring lunch and enjoy the free presentations. Dates and topics: April 7—1993 World Solar Challenge; April 21—Sustainable Cities; May 5—Solar Driven Architecture; May 19— Passive Solar Concrete Homes; June 2— The SMUD Solar Water Heating Test Facility; June 16 The Graetzl Cell: electricity production with artificial Photosynthesis.
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