ASES invites all communities across the country to get involved in the National Solar Tour
BOULDER, Col., June 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) invites owners and communities to represent their city by accommodation a local solar tour or solar site this year National solar tower. This largest annual popular solar event will take place virtually and in neighborhoods across the country on the weekend of 2-3 October 2021. The ASES National Solar Tour is a collection of local solar circuits, as well as stand-alone solar sites, and is an opportunity for local solar enthusiasts to come together and share their unique solar history with others.
The National Solar Tour is helping spread the solar contagion, where homes, businesses, schools, and other organizations across the country are opening their doors, yards, and rooftops to neighbors looking to learn more about how they can use renewable energies. These are neighbors talking to each other about solar energy, energy efficiency, other sustainable improvements, financing, recommendations on installers, local laws or issues.
Make sure your city is represented by organizing a Local solar visit or solar site in your neighborhood or virtually. Tour operators can host local solar tours and solar sites completely outdoors, indoors with masks and social distancing, fully virtual or do a mix of virtual and in person. Whichever way you decide to host a local solar tour or solar site, you will be helping the National Solar Tour empower people to learn about solar technology and the process of switching to power. solar energy from others. See the current list of sites for planned visits on the National solar circuit map.
“The National Solar Energy Tour inspires people across the country to make sustainable energy choices,” said Carly Rixham, executive director of ASES. “Switching to solar allows people to cut costs, support energy independence and reduce carbon emissions.
This year’s National Solar Tour seeks to engage more than 50,000 participants and hosts of solar sites and local solar tours. The Tour strives to have the participation of all 50 states, with a particular presence in rural areas and low and middle income (LMI) communities.
Solar sites can feature solar technologies, other renewable energies and energy efficiency. Organizers interested in organizing a local solar tour or solar site can register to participate by August 15th at nationalsolartour.org / registration.
ASES is the leading national association of renewable energy professionals and advocates. The organization has over 40 chapters, including student chapters. ASES publishes Solar today magazine and the electronic newsletter Solar @ work for renewable energy professionals and hosts monthly webinars for the ASES Webinar Series. The organization will also host the 50th Annual National Solar Energy Conference, SOLAR 2021: Providing the means for a sustainable future in Boulder, CO and online since 3-6 August 2021. This will be ASES’s very first hybrid conference. Learn more and register today on ases.org/conference.
If you have any questions about hosting or attending local solar tours or solar sites or if you are interested in partnering with the National Solar Tour, please contact [email protected].
For National Solar Tour sponsorship opportunities, contact [email protected].
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