Renewable Energy Expo to Show Special Screening of '11th Hour'
Publication Date: 10/12/2007
Renewable Energy Expo to Show DiCaprio Documentary at 7:30 p.m.
ORLANDO – ORLANDO – A free special screening of Leonardo DiCaprio’s acclaimed environmental film, The 11th Hour, will highlight a day of events Saturday at the 2007 Florida Renewable Energy Expo at Lake Eola. The documentary will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at Lake Eola Park Amphitheater. Seating is on a first-come basis.
The screening of the 2007 feature film caps a day of music and renewable energy demonstrations at Lake Eola and closes out the Expo, a two-day event sponsored by OUC—The Reliable One that focuses on sustainable solutions for our community.
Saturday also features indoor and outdoor exhibits between Lake Eola Park and Embassy Suites demonstrating innovative renewable energy technologies, such as solar water heaters, photovoltaic systems and alternative fuel vehicles powered by hydrogen, ethanol, biodiesel and electricity. All events are free and open to the public.
Discussion sessions on How to Save Money While Saving Your Planet, Financial Incentives for Going Green, Estimating Your Solar Potential and more will be held throughout the day at Embassy Suites.
The 11th Hour examines the impact mankind has had on the earth’s ecosystems and offers potential solutions to the problems of global warming, mass extinction and the depletion of ocean habitats.
DiCaprio produced and narrated the documentary, which also features contributions by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, physicist Stephen Hawking, Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai and journalist Paul Hawken.
Established in 1923 by a special act of the Florida Legislature, OUC—The Reliable One is the second largest municipal utility in Florida. OUC provides electric and water services to more than 200,000 customers in Orlando, St. Cloud and parts of unincorporated Orange and Osceola counties.
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