We are just days away from the start of the National Solar Tour!
We wanted to share with you the full calendar of events happening from September 28th- October 4th, so that you can mark your calendars!
Each morning of the tour you will be receiving an email with us, where you will also be able to log into the session(s) that you want to attend that day. You’ll also be able to view all of the solar open house and tour videos on demand starting September 28th. If you’re unable to attend any of these sessions, they will all be recorded and available after the tour.
Here is what is coming up!
Monday, September 28th, Electric Vehicle Day: Seen that new Nissan Leaf or sleek Tesla on the road and wondered how it drove? Wonder what the inside was like? Join us for a panel discussion, where you will get to hear more from EV owners about their cars and even get a live tour of a few different models of EV’s!
- 10am ET: Electric Cars & Vehicle to Grid Technology
- 12pm ET: EV Batteries: Straight Talk Edition
- 5pm ET: Electric Vehicle (EV) Panel
- 7pm ET: EV Myth Busting: Fact vs Fiction
Tuesday, September 29th, Solar Homeowner Day: Been curious about solar energy but are tired of googling your questions? Been craving talking to a real person about their experience with solar? You won’t want to miss out on Tuesday!
- 10am ET: Coffee Chat with Solar Owners
- 12pm ET: EVs & Solar: Driving on Sunshine
- 1pm ET: Solar Homeownership Panel-All About Solar
- 7pm ET: EV Trivia Happy Hour
- 8pm ET: Happy Hour with Solar Owners
Wednesday, September 30th: Solar Business Day: Own a small business and looking to go solar? Want to hear about the solar commitments of companies such as Clif? Join us for a morning conversation with small business owners who have successfully gone solar and in the afternoon hear from major players in the corporate sustainability world.
- 10am ET: Solar for Small Businesses
- 2pm ET: Solar Businesses and Sustainability Panel
- 4pm ET: EVs and Charging at the Workplace
- 7pm ET: An EVening of Electrified Classic Cars
Thursday, October 1st: Solar Schools Day: We are blown away by the commitment of many young people to create a better future powered by solar! Join us to learn more about solar energy and schools leading the way!
- 12pm ET: The Policies Driving EV Adoption Forward
- 2pm ET: A Brighter Future for SChools Through Solar
- 4pm ET: Electrify Your Ride to School
- 7pm ET: Students Lead the Charge for Solar
Friday, October 2nd: Community building Day: Let’s keep building an equitable clean energy economy together! Black and Brown communities are disportionately impacted by pollution and climate change. We need to be having the conversations about why this is and how we can ensure as we transition to a clean energy economy that it works for everyone!
- 12pm ET: Policy Session/ Community Solar
- 3pm ET: Energy & Equity Panel
- 7pm ET: EVs for All: Making EV Ownership More Inclusive
- 7:30pm ET: Movie Screening– The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People
*Please check the calendar for updates on timing.
This year marks the 25th National Solar Tour and is the largest grassroots renewable energy event in the nation and we are excited for you to be a part of it!
Have friends or family members who would be interested in joining? Please do not hesitate to forward this email to them. Here is the registration link!
See you next week!
Alexis, Annie, and Lisa
Solar United Neighbors