North Texas Renewable Energy Group - Event Photo Journal
2012 Fort Worth Nature Center "Buffalo Boogie" Race and Eco-Fair.
Every year, the Fort Worth Nature Center holds a race to help raise funding for this non-profit organization. Afterwards, booths and displays at the Nature Center "Eco Fair" educate the public about environmental issues and Earth-friendly choices for products, services, and lifestyles. There is no commercial electricity in the meadow where the event is held. Their choices are use a generator .. or solar energy. North Texas Renewable Energy Group members have provided 100% solar electricity for this event since it was founded.

North Texas Renewable Energy Group booth.
(Photo taken before the crowds arrived!)
One of Forth Worth's Finest talks with Mike Renner (NTREG Chair) about solar energy, while other visitors peruse the free literature.
Jim Duncan (left), NTREG Secretary, talking with Buffalo Boogie visitors about energy efficiency.
Mike spends countless hours at events answering questions about solar energy.
An interesting mix - accoustic guitar and banjo (no power needed) with microphones for the public address system, which was 100% solar powered.
Mike Renner's solar trailer was the only source of electricity for the entire Buffalo Boogie Eco Fest.
Buffalo Boogie Eco Fest visitors. All these people, and not one piece of litter on the ground. Impressive!
The Buffalo Boogie sound stage (far right). Early visitors are treated to a variety of music. The crowd got much larger a short time later.
Halfway through the event. More visitors, and much more crowded. The NTREG booth yellow banner is barely visible in the background.
Litter bags such as this one were extremely successful. Here we are well into the event, and still no litter on the ground!
View from Buffalo Boogie sound stage. This event has grown considerably each year, with several thousand attendees in 2012.




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