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Media Advisory: CWLP Smart Energy Forum

October 17, 2007

Contact: Tih-Fen Ting, 217/206-7876, tting1@uis.edu

What:  The University of Illinois at Springfield will host a City Water, Light & Power Smart Energy Forum

When & Where:  4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, October 18, in Public Affairs Center conference room G on the UIS campus     

Details:  A panel of CWLP personnel will discuss the agreement between the utility and Sierra Club aimed at reducing the environmental impacts of the 200-megawatt, coal-fired power plant currently under construction at Lake Springfield, as well as an overview of programs currently offered by CWLP's Energy Services Office and ideas for new programs that are under consideration. The floor will then be opened for audience feedback and other ideas for energy conservation.

Co-sponsor of the event is UIS student group Students Allied for a Greener Earth.



The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs: 21 bachelorís, 20 masterís, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.

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