Renewable energy will be prominently featured at this year’s Home Energy exhibit at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair, with several displays dedicated to solar and wind energy. The Home Energy exhibit, located in the Eco Experience at the north end of the fairgrounds, is intended to educate fairgoers about a wide range of energy conservation and energy efficiency measures and renewable energy opportunities.
The exhibit’s solar energy area is a partnership with the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society and will include four new displays:
The wind energy area is a partnership with Windustry and will showcase at least two new displays:
The Home Energy exhibit is a joint effort of the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources (DER) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The State Fair runs from Aug. 22-Sept. 2 in St. Paul.