energy independent in the 21st Century
practical solutions to adapting your home and vehicle
Mark Hanson, Senior Electrical Engineer,
the rising cost of energy, it is becoming more attractive
to be more energy independent. Integrating solar and
wind technologies into new-construction or existing
homes will be discussed, as well as gasoline-to-electric
vehicle conversions. Additionally, opportunities to
get involved in the Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicle
Association (REEVA) will be discussed (see www.REEVA.info
for more information). The Do-It-Yourself theme will
be evident as several projects and practical solutions
Hanson is a Senior Electrical Engineer with the Synchrony
Business Unit of Dresser-Rand in Salem, VA, a manufacturer
of magnetic bearings. Mr. Hanson has designed a variety
of circuits to support the magnetic bearing platform
to include power supplies. Aside from his design work
at Synchrony and his passion for enabling people to
become more energy independent, Mr. Hanson has also
taught coursework on the topic of wind turbines at Dabney
Lancaster Community College.
Thursday October 18, 2012
Social: 6:30 PM
Dinner: 7:00 PM
Talk: 8:00 PM
Members & Guests $20.00, Students $10.00
let us know if you have any dietary restrictions (vegetarian,
dairy or gluten allergy, etc)
Holiday Inn Roanoke
3315 Ordway Dr.
Roanoke, VA 24017
to Holiday Inn Roanoke:
I-81, take exit 143 onto I-581 South
exit 3W, Hershberger Road West, towards Home Depot.
right at the first traffic light onto Ordway, and go
past WDBJ7, Zaxbys and Big Lots. The Holiday Inn is
on your right.
RSVP by 5 PM, Monday, Oct 15, 2012.
Please specify the number of attendees.