Seminar on Solar Energy for Disaster Preparedness

April 17, 2003 [] The Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) is presenting another of its popular seminars on “The Basics of Using Solar Energy in Disasters” on May 30 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at FSEC in Cocoa, Florida. The program, designed for representatives of emergency management agencies, disaster relief organizations, government agencies and the related industries, will provide strategies for communities to use as they recover from disasters. The course will offer valuable information to the general public as well. This seminar will be led by Bill Young, Senior Research Engineer at the Florida Solar Energy Center and will focus on the viability of various solar energy sources and their capability to satisfy energy needs after the loss of electrical power in a disaster. Participants will discuss the benefits of solar energy for backup power for buildings as a means of establishing disaster-resistant communities. The fee is US$50 per person. For more info check the site below or call or call 321-638-1420.


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