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An Introduction to Wind Energy Workshop

MONDAY MARCH 9, 2015 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Executive Auditorium
1 Partnership Circle, Abingdon, VA 24210

REGISTRATION The registration fee for the workshop is $15. To register for this workshop please call the Washington County Extension Office at (276) 676-6309, and mail a check payable to Virginia Cooperative Extension to:

Washington County Extension Office
234 W Valley St., Suite B
Abingdon, VA 24210


Wind Energy Workshop Flyer with details

Clean Energy Project Analysis Workshop

Last Week to Register 

Clean Energy Project Analysis Workshop

RETScreen Training Workshop
August 5th – August 7th 2014
Farmville, VA
Are you, or your clientele, interested in exploring renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies?Are you curious if a particular project might be a viable opportunity for a particular location?  Wonder how it might compare among other alternatives?  If so, please consider joining us to learn about a free energy project analysis tool named RETScreen that can be helpful in exploring new energy project opportunities.


Who Should Attend This Introductory Workshop?
If you are interested in learning more about the features of this project screening tool, please join us for this hands-on workshop. During the session, RETScreen training expert, Michael Ross of RER Energy, Inc., will provide an overview of RETScreen, its various modules and applications, including how it can be used to evaluate:

  • Energy cost-saving opportunities
  • Clean energy generation
  • Costs associated with project design alternatives
  • Potential GHG emission reductions
  • Financial viability
  • Tools for assessing risks for various types of renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies


Cost:  $50
Please click here for more information on this workshop:

Interested in Solar Energy?

Virginia Tech & Virginia Cooperative Extension will be hosting two Saturday workshops on solar energy conversion technologies, one on solar electric/photovoltaics (PV) and the other on solar hot water.  

 These sessions are sponsored by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy.

 ·         Solar Water Heating: Introductory Workshop
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Harrisonburg, VA
More info available at: LINK

·         Solar Photovoltaics: Introductory Workshop
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Front Royal, VA
More info available at: LINK



Here are two Youtube videos you may find helpful!