SEI will be taking a guided tour of Vestas’ North American Headquarters in Portland, OR on Saturday February 22nd. If you are interested please contact Zach Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be touring Pacific Biodiesel‘s production facility in Salem, OR on Saturday April 27th. This is an opportunity to see how biodiesel is produced on a commercial scale, right here in Oregon.
We are departing from the parking lot between Gilbert and Winegar hall at 10:00am sharp on Saturday morning. Please arrive by 9:50 at the latest.
To reserve a spot, bring $10 to the main office in Gleeson Hall. We are limited to 20 spots, so get in there before we run out of spaces! Reservations are first-come, first-serve.
Vestas field trip
Vestas is the largest wind turbine manufacturer in the world, and their US headquarters is right nearby in Portland, OR! We will be touring their regional training facility, which includes a presentation about wind technology and the wind industry, and going inside the nacelle of a real turbine. Spots are limited, so sign up today!
NNMREC presentation and tour
Engineers from the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center will give us an overview of the current state of ocean energy technology, and give us a look at the exciting developments in ocean energy on the Oregon coast. We will then head over to the electrical engineering wave energy simulation lab in Dearborn Hall. This event will be on Thursday, Feb 28th, starting at 6pm. Location TBA.