This is an excerpt from EERE Network News, a weekly electronic newsletter.

June 22, 2005


The SolWest Fair, an annual event hosted by the Eastern Oregon Renewable Energies Nonprofit, is an occasion for learning, networking, and supporting renewable energy. The three-day event, held on the last full weekend in July, offers activities for all ages and knowledge levels and includes a lightweight electric vehicle race. Among the many exhibitors at this year's event are DOE's Western Regional Office and Washington State University's Solar Decathlon team.