Join REAP for the 9th annual Alaska Renewable Energy Fair on Saturday, August 10th from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm on the Downtown Anchorage Parkstrip between G & I Streets.
Super Saturated Sugar Strings
This FREE all-ages event will feature 20 clean energy workshops, demonstrations, local food and craft vendors, an energy scavenger hunt, and more! Workshop topics include:
Railbelt Wind Power
Cook Inlet Tidal Power
Energy Policy in Alaska
DIY Energy Efficiency Retrofits
Also enjoy some ice-cold Alaskan microbrews and hear live music from bands like the Super Saturated Sugar Strings, Tim Easton w/ Megan Palmer, and the Aloha Bluegrass Band.
Click HERE for more information and a complete schedule of events.
Volunteer at the Fair!
REAP is looking for dedicated volunteers to help at this year's event. Jobs include hanging promotional flyers around town, setup/ takedown and other fun tasks during the Fair.
For more information email REAP Office Manager, Jenny Lynes, or call (907) 929-7770 x10.
Vendor spaces are going fast, but there are still spots available for this year's Fair! (Remember, REAP Organizational Members get a 50% discount on registration.) If you would like to reserve a booth, contact REAP Office Manager Jenny Lynes for more details.
Click HERE for a copy of the vendor registration form and HERE for the Fair map.
Old Harbor Books Energy Retrofit Videos
In 2012 Sitka's Old Harbor Books took part in the Alaska Energy Authority's Commercial Energy Audit Program. Check out the first four videos in this five part series on the upgrades Old Harbor Books made. Stay tuned for video five to find out how you can save energy in your workplace!
The Alaska Energy Authority is accepting applications for the Village Energy Efficiency Program (VEEP) through August 12th at 4:00 pm. This program provides energy efficiency audits and improvements to community buildings in rural Alaska, focusing on those with the highest cost of energy and ability to provide community matching resources.
Eligible applicants include municipalities, school districts, unincorporated villages, Native regional and village corporations, 501(c)3 tribal consortiums, regional housing authorities, councils organized under 25 U.S.C. 476, and traditional councils.
Click HERE to read more about VEEP, or contact REAP Energy Efficiency Director Shaina Kilcoyne for more details.