Go Solar! Workshop: Do-It-Yourself Solar
Sunday, December 9th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $50
If you've heard about solar but not understood all the complicated technical jargon, GoSolar! Workshop is calling your name. The goal of this introductory session is to teach you about solar in a simple and informative way. It is designed to bring the concepts of solar energy down to earth by introducing you to do-it-yourself solar and explaining the workings of a Personal Solar System. This class will be all you need to feel comfortable taking your first step towards energy independence. There will be plenty of time left for Q & A with our engineers at the end of the presentation, so feel free to come with questions!
- Basics of solar electricity generation
- Components of solar systems
- Solar system projects from big to small
- Costs, financing options, and possible rebates
- Step-by-step guide to putting solar on your home
Joaquin Thomas is the guru behind GoSolar!, a social enterprise dedicated to making solar simple, fun, and affordable. Joaquin has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. In addition to being a successful entrepreneur in a number of fields, Joaquin has worked for Honeywell as a product improvement engineer.
Tyler Tracy is a green energy vigilante working to make solar power simple, affordable, and personal. Tyler is a young entrepreneur who became part-owner of GoSolar! shortly after its conception in 2010. In addition to starting a number of other educational enterprises, he has studied electrical physics at the University of Minnesota where he is currently a student.