2017 Renewable Energy Fair


Visit the largest indoor/outdoor Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair ever held in the Capital Region. The Fair will occur on Saturday, October 28 from 10 – 4 pm at Doane Stuart School 199 Washington Ave. Rensselaer, NY. Admission and parking are free.

Building off its success last year, this Fair will expand to include a Bike Expo and exhibits about how we can break free from fossil fuel dependency and live sustainably.

Fair Sponsors are seeking exhibitors and displays for solar, wind and geothermal energy, insulation and other energy efficiency products and services. Earth-friendly and sustainably sourced products and crafts are desired too, as are cycling and energy-related vendors. To register for this Fair, go to:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSddUnBOfhG5a1gsHorP1LRLhfQvG8K8_csDW2a4wmMKUlJ0tg/viewform . Keep up to date with Fair news at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1777783849180426/?active_tab=about

The sponsors expect to have approximately forty exhibitors, both for profit and non-profit, along with Fair door prizes, and special offers for attendees. Food and drink will also be available.

Some of the exhibits the sponsors anticipate include electric vehicles you can ride in… a solar boat… cell phone chargers powered by the sun… solar heat pumps… NYS climate change info… ways to pay electric bills via renewable energy… a workshop about investing in green energy funds… information on conservation, sustainability and how to lower your carbon footprint… and more!

There will also be a children’s “Break Free From Fossil Fuels” Project Fair, a tour of Doane Stuart’s gorgeous “green roof”, exhibits on composting, hydro-farming and permaculture, sustainably sourced products and crafts, educational exhibits and storytelling.

Expect some surprises too.
Once again, to register for this Fair, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSddUnBOfhG5a1gsHorP1LRLhfQvG8K8_csDW2a4wmMKUlJ0tg/viewform . The charge for an exhibitor table is $125, $80 for food vendors, and $20 for non-profits. Applicants are requested to apply and pay by October 6.

Fair supporters will be acknowledged in the Fair Program Booklet that will be given to attendees and to the public afterwards. This booklet will have links to many renewable energy and environmentally friendly resources.

These supporters will also be acknowledged in public communications, such as the Renewable Energy Fair Facebook Event Page, and on SNYFGP Facebook Page.

In addition, if one wishes to assist the Fair organizers in selling Fair Booklet advertisements, distributing flyers, planting lawn signs and/or working on the day of the Fair, contact Bob Connors or Becky Meier at: 518-781-4686, or becky@stopnypipeline.org or Tina Lieberman at: tlieberm1@gmail.com

Donations may be made at this website: stopnypipeline.org and can also be sent to SNYFGP c/o 1409 County Rte 5 Canaan, NY 12029.
Fair sponsors are: Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP), People of Albany United for Sustainable Energy (PAUSE/350.org,) the Sierra Club Hudson-Mohawk Group, Albany Bicycling Coalition, Citizens Climate Lobby of Albany & Columbia County, and the Columbia County Environmental Management Committee.

Contacts are: Bob Connors & Becky Meier the co-founders of Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline. Tina Lieberman is a member of PAUSE and Education Chair of the Hudson-Mohawk Sierra Club Group. They are available for in-person or phone interviews, photographs, etc.

Submitted by,

Bob Connors & Becky Meier, co-founders

Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline

Tina Lieberman, member

PAUSE & Sierra Club Hudson-Mohawk Chapter Group

C/O 1409 County Rte 5

Canaan, NY 12029