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Shoals Solar Symposium
July 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFREE!
Presentations by industry professionals such as our very own Daniel Tait, TVA and homeowners who are successfully using solar. Information will be given on how to get started with solar for your home or business. Purchase lunch from the library cafe or bring your own at noon for an informal Q&A with the presenters. Stay for part or all of the day. This event is free and open to the public and hosted by the Shoals Environmental Alliance.
9:45 – Sign in
10:00 – “The Many Reasons to Switch to Renewable Energy”, Dr Mark Puckett, Professor, Department of Physics and Earth Science, University of north Alabama, Florence, AL
10:45 – “Alabama Solar Knowledge Project”, Kyle Crider, Energy Project Manager, Alabama Environmental Council, Birmingham, AL
11:15 – “Solar Policy in the Southeast”, Daniel Tait, Alabama Center for Sustainable Energy, Huntsville, AL
12 -1 PM – Roundtable lunch, informal Q&A with presenters
1:00 – “E Score and Other City of Florence Energy Programs”, Ben Maharrey, Director of Safety, Risk Management and Energy, City of Florence, AL
1:15 – “TVA Renewable Energy Programs”, John E. Thompson, CEM, Renewable Energy Specialist, Tennessee Valley Authority, Nashville, TN
2:00 – “Living with Solar: Doug’s Solar Home”, Doug Kalmer, solar practitioner, Lutts, TN
2:45 – “Solar for Home, School and Business”, Chris Shearburn, Southern Solar Systems, Huntsville, AL
3:30 – “New Solar Legislation”, Joyce Lanning, Consultant to Alabama Environmental Council Energy Project, Natural Resources Chair, League of Women Voters, Birmingham, AL.
4:00 – Adjourn