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We Thank Our 2023 National Solar Tour Sponsors

Exact Solar

The American Solar Energy Society‘s 28th Annual National Solar Tour aims to promote renewable energy awareness and increase the adoption of sustainable living practices. Are you interested in going solar or purchasing a sustainable system? Join in-person or virtual tours to gain insight from current owners!

Although the main weekend is October 6-8, 2023. In-person and virtual tours are happening all throughout the year.

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Solar PV & Pollinator Prairie UW-Whitewater-Rock Co. Friday Oct 6th, 3pm-6pm & Saturday Oct 7th, 10am-4:30pm

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm - October 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

New pollinator prairie habitat restoration amidst our solar PV pole mount arrays – practical advice

See our 3 different solar PV array configurations, inverters, etc:
-pole mount tracker array follows the sun,
-seasonally adjustable pole mount array (just one bolt to move!),
-window awning array also provides shade in summer.

Lots of useful information!
Solar educational materials – how it works, and how it might fit what you you want to do
How to get started with solar
Who to contact – installers, sources of information, funding, tax breaks, etc.
Sources and handouts on all things green energy! Solar, Wind, Hydro, Geothermal, etc… the future
Energy Efficiency – lighting fixtures, info on energy savings, national changes and trends
Tools of the trade and hands-on small scale solar activities for adults and kids

Bob McCallister will be on hand to help you get your curiosities answered and enjoy your time here!

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Date:
October 7
Time:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm UTC-6
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Organizer

Bob McCallister
Email
mccallir@uww.edu

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Sustainable Features
Solar PV - Rooftop, Solar PV - Ground Mount, Energy Efficiency, Gardening/Xeriscaping
System Size (in kW):
6+kW
Tour Site Type
Solar School
Organization:
UW-Whitewater at Rock County
Solar Panel Manufacturer
Sharp
Inverter Manufacturer
Fronius
Solar Installer
Full Spectrum Solar

Venue

UW-Whitewater at Rock County
2909 Kellogg Avenue
Janesville, WI 53536 United States
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