The Argonaut: Wise Power Use Expo

Open Neighborhoods was pleased to be part of the 2010 community based – “Wise Power Use Expo”, which was featured in a story by Gary Walker from the Argonaut.

Mar Vista: Experts to offer tips on clean energy solutions, including benefits of solar power at Wise Power Use Expo by Gary Walker

Mar Vista is rapidly becoming ground zero for local sustainable initiatives, and many of its residents hope that trend will continue at the Wise Power Use Expo beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Nov. 3 at Windward School in Mar Vista.
The event is geared toward helping the public learn about how they can reduce their use of electricity or convert to clean fuels like solar power.

A panel of experts has been invited to educate the attendees on the benefits of solar energy. They include Kevin O’Donnell of former Vice President Albert Gore’s “The Climate Project,” Nancy Barba of Sustainable Works (Bki) and Andr� Villasenor, the Southern California sustainability coordinator from the Environmental Protection Agency.

O’Donnell, a sustainable design strategist, was a guest at last year’s Wise Water Use Expo, a forum on water conservation that was also held in Mar Vista.ted the 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car?, will also be one of the event’s panelists. The documentary explores the creation, commercialization, and subsequent destruction of the battery electric vehicle in the United States in the mid-1990s.

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