Winneshiek County’s Monthly Energy Forum

October Energy LUNCH: Bumps and Benefits of DIY Solar

Tuesday, October 15th
12:00-1:00 PM
Wilder Business Center, Room 105
Northeast Iowa Community College
Calmar, Iowa

$10 Pizza Buffet

Please register by Friday, October 11th. This program is open to the public and free to attend.

While there are many amazing local solar installers, perhaps you’ve imagined installing your own solar panels?  The Winneshiek Energy District and Northeast Iowa Community College invite the public to a lunchtime lecture “The bumps and benefits of DIY Solar” at NICC’s Wilder Business Center on Tuesday, October 15th at 12 PM. 

The hour-long lunch-and-lecture will feature NICC’s Electrical Industrial instructor Jeff Foster who recently put up his own photovoltaic system this summer at his home in Decorah. His talk will focus on how to install a DIY grid-tied solar system. 

Foster will guide listeners through some steps involved and some of the rules and regulations regarding solar so that others might better understand the benefits and obstacles to installing a system yourself.

A $10 pizza buffet lunch will be available for purchase. Please register by Friday, October 11th.

Do you have an idea of a topic or speaker for an upcoming breakfast? We want to hear it! Contact kristin@energydistrict.org.

 

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