Just a quick post to let everyone know exactly what’s going on in Central Texas with alternative fuels:
Alternative Fuel Events – Fall 2008
Sept 16 3-7pm Deluxe Intro to Biodiesel DieselGreen Fuels 5217 Cesar Chavez St.
Matt Rudolf of Piedmont Biofuels Coop will teach a hands-on class for $49, proceeds to fund Piedmont Biofuels. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Frankie Abralind at 804-363-5563
Sept 17 9am-5pm Sustainable Biodiesel Stakeholders Meeting International Center 201 E. 2nd St.
A day of open discussion on the environmental, social, and economic impacts of the biodiesel industry in the U.S. Membership is only $25/year to the non-profit Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance and supports efforts to create sustainable business practices in the biodiesel industry. For more information, go to http://www.fuelresponsibly.org
Sept 18 8am-5pm Texas Biofuels Conference & Expo Austin Airport Hilton
The 3rd Annual Texas Biofuels Conference & Expo will take an in-depth look at the latest regulatory, agricultural, and technical developments impacting the renewable fuels industry in Texas. Cost is $400 – $500. For more information, go to http://www.biodieselcoalitionoftexas.org
Sept 26 – 28th Renewable Roundup Fredericksburg, TX
The 9th Annual Renewable Roundup is Texas’ premier weekend conference renewable energy and sustainable living. For more information, visit http://www.theroundup.org. Jason Burroughs of DieselGreen Fuels will be speaking on vegetable oil and biodiesel as fuels.
Oct 11 – 12th Sustainable Living Roadshow One Hundred Acres Woods
The Sustainable Living Roadshow (SLR) is a caravan of educators and entertainers who tour the country in a fleet of renewable fuel vehicles setting up off-the-grid eco-carnivals with experiential learning villages, empowering communities to utilize sustainable living strategies for a healthier planet. For more information, visit http://www.sustainablelivingroadshow.org. Jason Burroughs of DieselGreen Fuels will be speaking on vegetable oil and biodiesel as fuels.
Oct 17 – 18th AltCar Expo Palmer Events Center
Free to the public, this is the first year that the AltCar Expo will be in Austin. Everything from Electric cars to biofuels and more. For more information, visit http://www.austinenergyaltcar.com. DieselGreen will have a booth showing our vegetable oil powered Golf and our biodiesel-powered 2009 Jetta TDI