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TREEDC hosts alternative energy forum

The Tennessee Renewable Energy and Economic Development Council will host an East Tennessee forum 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 7 at the Tellico West Conference Center at Grand Vista Resort in Vonore.

Panelists will discuss strategies to develop alternative energies in East Tennessee and will present clean energy case studies.

Topics for the alternative energies panel include:
Feedstock Development for Renewable Energy
Municipal Wastes to alternative transportation fuel
Clean Energy Partnership Opportunities for Local Governments & Businesses
Solar Research at ORNL
Clean Energy goals of the Tennessee Valley Authority

Case studies to be discussed:
Energy Efficiency Block Grants Update
Geothermal Opportunities for Local Governments
Solar Energy basics
Electric vehicles in Tennessee
Compressed Natural Gas in Tennessee

Registration is free through Oct. 3, afterwards a late fee of $15 applies. Seating is limited to 125. For information and to register email

Tennessee Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council is a statewide grassroots coalition of 65 mayors formed by the University of Tennessee to promote renewable energy with economic development.

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