The 5th Annual Renewable Energy
& Sustainable Living Fair

10:00AM – 4:00PMExhibition Hall: Runs uninterrupted throughout the day
10:15AM – 10:45AMNetworking Session #1: Meet 10 people for 3 minutes each
11:00AM – 12:00PMWorkshops: Political Action for a Climate in Crisis; Solar Energy; Food Waste & You; Renewable Heating and Cooling
12:30PMKeynote Speaker: Raya Salter, Justice and Implementation of NY’s Climate Act
2:00PM – 3:00PMAffinity Groups: Electric Cars; Youth Activism; Sustainability; Solar Energy; Renewable Heating and Cooling; and Political Action
3:15PM – 3:45PMNetworking Session #2: Meet 10 people for 3 minutes each

Workshop Description

  • Political Action for a Climate in Crisis: Ruth Foster, NY Climate Advocacy Project (NYCAP). This  workshop will explore many avenues for political action, with a panel of political climate activists.
  • Solar Energy: SunCommon, Eden Renewables, Common Energy. Learn about residential and community solar and solar development.
  • Food Waste and You: Strategies tp Save Food, Save Money and Save the Planet: ZeroWaste Albany, Foodscraps360. This workshop will explore the problem of food waste and how you can contribute to the solution. You will learn concrete steps that you can implement right away to save food, save money, and save the planet. 
  • Renewable Heating and Cooling: Aztech Geothermal, National Grid, HeatSmart Capital Region. Learn about heating and cooling with geothermal and heat pummps and the financial incentives available to do so.