Sustainable Solutions Tours
Sustainable Solutions Solar Tour
Saturday, October 5
WHERE AND WHEN: The twelfth annual Louisville Solar Tour will begin at the University of Louisville Ernst Enginering Bldg., Rm 103, on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 9:30 A.M., with a keynote talk by Adam Edelen, and additional information presented by experts describing the financial, social, and environmental benefits of using solar power. The speakers will also address how to obtain and finance solar power. The Tour will then visit houses, churches, and business locations featuring unique solar installations
After the opening ‘Introduction to Solar Technology’ sessionat the Engineering Bldg, which is free and open to the public, tour participants will board a bus or join a group bike tour, at 11 A.M., to visit designated houses, churches and business locations featuring interesting solar installations. On site owners or installers will present briefly at each location. The bus tour is limited to 40 participants, and costs $15.00. The bike tour is free and open to the public.
CELEBRATION AFTER TOURING: The participants will gather at Apocalypse Brew Works, 1612 Mellwood Ave., to celebrate solar energy and socialize after touring. Food trucks, tabling and refreshments will be at this solar powered brewery to enhance enjoyment as we finish the day. The bus will drop off people there about 3 pm.
The Louisville Solar Tourgives participants a chance to see real-life examples of how families and businesses are harnessing free energy from the sun in our River City to generate electricity, warm and cool their homes, heat water, charge their electric cars, and slash monthly utility bills.
This event is one of hundredsbeing held across the U.S. as part of the 24thAnnual National Solar Tour of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) to demonstrate practical and economic solar solutions, and to encourage community conversations addressing the growing need for clean energy.
You can register to take the Tour and get more details at
the website of the Kentucky Solar Energy Society,
or phone Wallace McMullen at 502-271-7045.