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2008 Sustainable Use of Renewable Energy (SURE)


Conference was a success!

This 2-day program will provide you with an opportunity to learn about the renewable energy opportunities and ideas that are being developed and deployed in central NY with relevance and application for participants throughout New York State and beyond. You will learn about the current technology and business applications of renewable energy systems including solar, wind power, biomass and conversion to biofuels. Morning presentations on these topics are followed by opportunities to see and experience first hand a number of these renewable energy technologies.

imageWho should attend?

  • Anyone interested in getting into new renewable energy business (e.g. growers, farmers, re-sellers, wholesalers, products, etc.)
  • If you want to incorporate renewable technology into your current business
  • If you are involved in or interested in agriculture, forestry and/or land management
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Architects, Engineers, Planning & other Professionals
  • Elected & other government officials
  • Community leaders & Policy Makers
  • Economic developers
  • Green residence owners
  • Green alliances & organizations
  • ESF and other college/university students

Please feel free to take a look at our past 2007 program:

Past topics and activities have included:

    • Energy, Economics and the Future
    • Energy Return on Investment (EROI)
    • Woody Biomass for Renewable Fuels, Energy & Products
    • Utilization of Woody Biomass for the Production of Energy Products
    • Renewable Energy Business Discussion
    • Instructional Campus Tour on Renewable Energy
    • Willow Biomass Field Trip on Production and Harvesting with LIVE demonstration of the willow-harvester!

    Contact us for more information at outreach@esf.edu

    ESF Outreach
    1 Forestry Drive
    221 Marshall Hall
    Syracuse, NY 13210
    315-470-6817 (phone)
    315-470- 6890 (fax)