WTAMU's Alternative Energy Institute to Mark 35
CANYON, Texas-The Alternative Energy Institute (AEI) at West
Texas A&M University will celebrate 35 years of operation
with a special event from 2-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at the
Palo Duro Research Center in Canyon.
An amateur talent show will entertain guests and serve as a
fund raiser for AEI. Entry information can be obtained
by calling 806-651-2295 or emailing
email@example.com. The Institute also will conduct a
silent auction during the event with items that include a
Skystream home wind turbine, Thai Kitchen gift certificates,
relics of AEI history and many other items. The AEI staff
invites the Canyon, Amarillo and Panhandle communities to
attend. Hot dogs and soft drinks will be available for a
small donation. Activities will be provided for families with
The Alternative Energy Institute was established at WTAMU in
1977 as an outgrowth of wind energy research began in 1970.
AEI's mission is to conduct research and development in the
use of alternative sources of energy including wind, solar
and biomass. AEI's program includes data collection, research
and feasibility studies, developing and testing prototype
systems, establishing a center for collection and
distribution of information and education of students and
others through research, seminars and courses.
For more information about the event, contact Krisha Perkins
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 806-651-2295.