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May 9, 2003
SHELDON ROUNDTABLE TO DISCUSS WIND POWER, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY MAY 21
OSWEGO -- A leader of a company endeavoring to harness wind power in the area will headline the first in a series of SUNY Oswego Sheldon Roundtable public issues forums dealing with renewable energy technology on May 21.
Brian Braginton-Smith, the vice president of project management for UPC Wind Partners, will present "One Answer Is Blowing in the Wind" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Sheldon Hall on campus in cooperation with the Oswego Maritime Foundation.
Braginton-Smith will discuss wind energy technology around the globe, in the United States and possibilities for Oswego County. UPC Wind Partners is recognized in wind resource analysis, turbine siting, project design, financing, construction management and project operations. Over the last several months, Braginton-Smith has been working in partnership with businesses, economic developers and education to explore possibilities for wind projects in Oswego County.
Henry Spang, president of the Oswego Maritime Foundation, will introduce the evening's discussion.
The program is free and open to the public. Reservations can be made by contacting SUNY Oswego's Center for Business and Community Development at 312-3492.
People with disabilities needing accommodations to attend this event should contact Sandy Resnick at 312-3492.
Future renewable energy roundtables will address learning partnerships between renewable energy providers and higher education, environmental impact issues and projects in other communities.
The Sheldon Roundtable public issues forum provides an opportunity to bring information about current issues and technologies to those who have a need or an interest to know more. It brings representatives of business, industry, education, government and the general public together to explore specific topics and to network informally.
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