Teaching Manufacturers to Increase Profits With Alternative Energy
Apr 15, 2009
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EASTEC will introduce the potential of alternative and renewable energy through its Alternative and Renewable Energy Resource Center run in partnership with the Regional Technology Corp.

"Energy is a white hot market right now with unique funding opportunities," states Ellen Bemben, president of the RTC. "It entails everything from blue recycling baskets to wind turbines, solar products, fuel cells, advanced metals, coatings and plastic materials. The objective of this resource center is to provide a focal point for those considering entering or expanding in these clean technologies."

The Alternative and Renewable Energy Resource Center will be open on May 20. Companies and organizations presenting include the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at UMass Amherst, the School of Engineering’s Wind Energy Center at UMass Amherst, Western Massachusetts Electric Company, Callaway Golf Co., MassMEP, Alteris Renewables Inc. and SMC Corp. of America.

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