Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Rock The Reactors today at Vassar College

Come visit Rock The Reactors today at Vassar College. We are sharing a table with Andy Neal of Illuma, to promote his new, revolutionary LED lights. The conference, organized by members of Clearwater, will start at 6PM
Sustainable Energy Forum at Vassar College

~ Tuesday, June 30th, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ~

Registration and networking 6:00 p.m.
Program begins at 6:30 p.m.

Bringing Sustainable Energy Infrastructure into the Hudson Valley: An update on the most innovative local & global renewable energy & energy efficiency intiatives, and their possible application here in the Hudson Valley.

Featuring a David Dell from Independent Dutchess Energy Alliance (IDEA) and Town of Babylon's groundbreaking LI Green Homes Program with Supervisor Steve Bellone.

Followed by cutting edge info on wind, solar, geothermal presented by Tom Kacandes of Prism Solar, and Compton Fellow Libby Murphy on the potential for Tidal Power in the northeast; with panel discussion and Q & A.

Vassar College
Rockefeller 300
Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY

Pre-registration requested at

For more info on tabling:

Cosponsored by Clearwater, SHV, the Hudson Valley Smart Growth Alliance, Vassar Committee on Sustainability and others.

Sponsored by:
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
Hudson Valley Smart Growth Alliance
Sustainable Hudson Valley
Vassar College Committee on Sustainability
Central Hudson
Bringing Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Into the Hudson Valley

An update on the most innovative local & global renewable energy & energy efficiency initiatives, and their possible application here in the Hudson Valley.

Registration: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Program: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Professor Lucille Johnson
Energy Efficiency Initiatives that Really Work
Independent Dutchess Energy Alliance (IDEA)
David Dell, Ph.D.

Case Study:
Long Island Green Homes Program
Steve Bellone, Supervisor, Town of Babylon, Long Island Q&A
Moderator: Melissa Everett, Sustainable Hudson Valley
Update on Renewables in the Hudson Valley:
Brief synopsis of cutting edge information on Solar, Wind & Geothermal
Tom Kacandes, Prism Solar

The Utility Perspective
Sephir Hamilton, Director of Renewable Energy Initiatives,
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp.
On the Horizon:
Potential of Tidal Power in Northeast United States
Libby Murphy, Compton Fellow
Q&A Moderator:
Manna Jo Greene, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

Wrap Up

The Hudson Valley Smart Growth Alliance is a regional partnership of diverse interests including environmental, land conservation, and economic development organizations, builders, realtors, tourism officials, and planning agencies who have come together to build consensus on smart growth principles and promote local and regional solutions to sprawl.