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Clean Energy Roadshows in Savannah
Tim Echols
Georgia Public Service Commission member Tim Echols is organizing the roadshow stops in Savannah. - photo by PSC photo

The sixth annual Georgia Clean Energy Roadshow will have two stops in Savannah.

“I started the Clean Energy Roadshow to help business and local governments learn more about alternative fuels and clean energy,” Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols said. “This sixth annual event will focus on sustainable practices, vehicles and energy technologies that are working for cities, schools, businesses and transit.”

Commission Chairman Chuck Eaton will also participate.

Each event will focus on the economic development benefits, and city and business strategies for funding new technologies in vehicles, equipment and energy generation. Savannah events are:

• June 23, 9 a.m. to noon, 5717 White Bluff Road. Hosted by Savannah Technical College. Savannah Tech offers one of only two certified programs in the state with wind and solar technology training. Alongside alternative fuel vehicles, the college will display model wind turbines and discuss solar and battery storage advancements. Another new compressed natural gas station operated by enmarket, a subsidiary of Colonial, is nearing completion.

• June 24, 3-5 p.m., 1 International Drive, Hutchinson Island. Savannah International Trade and Convention Center as a prelude to the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual convention, which draws thousands of municipal leaders. It will preview energy and alternative fuels the afternoon prior to the convention opening.

Events are free and open to the public but registration is required. For more information and to register, go to www.CleanEnergyRoad

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