Green Columbus events in support of Earth Day 2012. Wind energy workshop/webinar.

Green Columbus events
• Green Columbus will be hosting a Green Drinks Earth Day fundraiser March 15 at the OSU Urban Arts Space from 6-8 p.m. The event will include a silent auction of local art, donations at the door, catering, mead samples from Brothers Drake, beer from Columbus Brewing Co. and more.

• Green Beer for St. Patrick's Day at Fulcrum Creatives. Meet up at Fulcrum Creatives office at 9 E. 2nd Ave. in the Short North at 1 p.m. Pizza will be served at 1 p.m. and then volunteers will head out to post flyers about Earth Day 2012. The event will end at a bar somewhere in the Short North.

You can get more information for both of these events at the Green Columbus Facebook page.

Wind energy workshop

Green Energy Ohio will be featuring a Wind Energy workshop March 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the I-X center in Cleveland. The event speaker is Jim O'Connor of Iberdrola Renewables who will discuss Ohio's largest windfarm, Blue Creek Wind Farm. The event costs $35 ($28 for GEO members) for the full day or $20 ($16 for GEO members) for attending a half-day. ***The event is held in conjunction with the March 20-22 Electro Expo 2012, which include a showcase of green energy products and services.

**March 8 webinar: GEO wil be hosting a live webinar on the topic of utility-scale wind energy siting issues. For more information, visit