Austin Energy is hosting the Austin Climate Protection Conference and Expo this Friday and Saturday, January 15th and 16th from 10am to 5pm at the Palmer Events Center. Admission is free to the public and participating professionals, but you’ve still gotta register.
The 2nd annual expo will feature:
- Expo floor will feature dozens of exhibits that will highlight the Austin carbon calculator, energy efficiency programs, Texas Gas Service programs, alternative transportation technologies, renewable energy, green building products, water conservation products, urban planning, mass transportation, and much more Update: This carbon calculator actually sounds really cool. It will allow individuals to more accurately monitor their carbon footprint “by allowing city of Austin utility customers to directly upload their data (enter a billing account number) for electricity, water, wastewater, and solid waste. It also uses regional, not national, emissions factors” and gives tips to lower your footprint. You can preview the calculator at www.coolaustin.org.
- Friday Full Day Conference for municipalities, business owners, professionals, and fleet managers
- Continuous Speakers Program on Saturday for the public
- Ride and Drive for hands-on experience with all transportation technologies
By promoting cleaner energy, cleaner government, and cleaner air for all Texans, we hope to provide for a healthy place to live and prosper. We are Public Citizen Texas.