The Westborough Energy Fair 2022 was held on Saturday, April 30th at the Mill Pond School. The Fair was jointly sponsored by Sustainable Westborough and the Rotary Club of Westborough. 
 
The Fair had two main focuses:
  • An Exhibition
  • A Seminar
 
     
    EXHIBITION
    In the Exhibition, about 22 commercial vendors and 11 Students' Clubs participated. The vendors included National Grid, Eversource, Energy Sage, Endless Energy, Voltrek and others. The students Clubs included the WHS Environment Club, Women In Science and Engineering, Chemistry Club and a number of student groups from the Gibbons and Mill Pond Schools. The Westborough Rotary Club and Sustainable Westborough were also represented. A partial list of the exhibitors may be found here at the Sustainable Westborough website:
    Over 25 students from the Westborough High School volunteered during the event in various roles such as the promotional campaign, setting up the Exhibition tables, Visitors' Welcome & Information desk and post-event Cleanup.
    The Mill Pond School staff members also played a vital role in making the event a success.
    The Westborough Rotary Club conducted and e-Bike raffle.
     
    SEMINAR
    The Seminar had a 8 speakers who gave talks on various topics. The Westborough TV recorded both the Exhibition and the Seminar. Notable among the speakers was the first speech by two WHS students and a talk my the project architect of the Fales school (Fales is the first net-zero energy school in Massachusetts). The full program covering the event may be viewed at the following Westborough TV website:
    The Nourse Farms participated with 'Veg-out food truck' out in the parking lot. A total of 317 visitors attended the Energy Fair.
    We are delighted at the success of the first Westborough Energy Fair 2022 and plan to have this event on an annual basis. We are also seeking opportunities to help our neighboring towns organize such events and would be happy work with sister Rotary Clubs, schools and local organizations.