Earth Day weekend, April 21-22, Northern New Mexico College will host the Renewable Energy Festival: Bringing Power to the People! This FREE event is an opportunity to learn about and get involved with renewable energy and the new energy economy.
The festival opens from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 21, with live performances by the Sikh Community Choir, Moving Arts Española Youth Folklorico, Hoop Dancers from the pueblos of Ohkay Owingeh and Pojoaque, folk musicians David Garcia and Cipriano Vigil, the Cavalcante Jazz Ensemble, and much more.
On Earth Day, Saturday April 22, the festival features presentations and demonstrations 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Topics include: Green Building, Passive Solar Design, Adobe Construction, Conserving Energy in the Home, and Solar, Wind and Geothermal Technologies and more.
Sponsors include Northern New Mexico College, Río Arriba County, the City of Española, Moving Arts Española, Conservation Voters of New Mexico Education Fund and Jemez Mountain Electric Cooperative.