21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living in Woodinville has been chosen as a kick-off site for the Eastside King County Solar Tour. In conjunction with the world’s largest grassroots solar event, the event takes place Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Featured speaker, Jake Wade, PSE Net Metering Program Manager will talk at 10 a.m. about the basics of installing solar PV in the home. Wade knows the green energy landscape, including the financial benefits that are available to residential electricity generators.
Afterward, tour 21 Acres before traveling around the area to see solar homes and meet the homeowners. See the 25.6 kW PV system in action along with additional energy efficiency features and technologies. Tours of 21 Acres will be available until 3 p.m.
Solar Washington coordinates Washington State’s tour along with the local chapter of American Solar Energy Society (ASES). The self-guided solar tour allows peope to visit homes and businesses that utilize solar electric, solar thermal, energy efficiency, and other sustainable technologies on a regular basis. You get to talk with actual owners of these systems and ask the kinds of questions salespeople can’t answer such as “what’s it really like living with solar power?”
Tours are free and open to the public. If you go on the tour, you can enter to win a $2,500 gift cert. from AM Solar Energy Society. More tour info at: solarwa.org/tour/woodinville/21-acres
Information from 21 Acres.