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Beginning wind class Sept. 19 in Oregon, Ill.
From press release
OREGON, Ill.—Does the idea of saving money on your energy bills interest you? Are you interested in the promise of power from the wind? Have you considered a wind generator for home use? Are you interested in what a wind generator is and how it works? If so, you might be interested in the small wind class the Illinois Renewable Energy Association (IREA) will offer near Oregon, Ill.
Saturday, Sept. 19, a beginning wind class will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1230 E. Honey Creek Road, Oregon, Ill. It will provide a complete overview of wind power: what it is, how it works, advantages, components of a system and how to get started. Participants will also examine a 1 kW generator. The owners will be available to discuss living with it.
A donation of $60 for non-IREA members (which includes membership) and $40 for members is suggested. The IREA is a 501(c)(3) organization.
The IREA hosts the annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair as well as other classes about renewable energy and sustsainable lifestyles throughout the year. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (815) 732-7332.
From the September 9-15, 2009 issue