Auburn University is partnering with Renewable Energy Systems in a "Coast-to-Coast and Back Renewable Energy Tour.
It will Sept 29-Oct. 17.
On Friday at 11 a.m. there will be an official sendoff in front of Foy Hall on Campus.
On Sept. 29, professor David Bransby and Wayne Keith of Springville, Ala., will start in Charleston, S.C. on a nationwide tour in a bio-truck to raise public awareness of renewable energy and its economic, environmental and social benefits.
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Keith will then participate in a road race from Berkeley, Calif. to Las Vegas for vehicles powered by non-commercially available fuels.
These are powered by biomass materials such as wood, switchgrass, crop residues and chicken litter.