The National Solar Tour is 100% Virtual

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Due to COVID-19, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and Solar United Neighbors…

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Due to COVID-19, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and Solar United Neighbors (SUN) have converted the 2020 edition of the National Solar Tour to be fully virtual. This largest annual grassroots solar event will take place virtually on nationalsolartour.org from September 28th – October 4th, 2020. National Solar Tour week will showcase live programming focusing on electric vehicles, schools, homes, businesses and community building through solar along with virtual tours of solar and sustainable homes, businesses, schools, religious institutions and more. These events and tours will empower people to learn about solar technology and the process of going solar from their neighbors and people nationwide, all from the safety of their home. RSVP to get access to the online National Solar Tour at nationalsolartour.org/rsvp2020.

Solar advocates are encouraged to organize Local Solar Tours in their neighborhoods, cities, or with clients! Open Houses can feature solar, other renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Help us represent solar in all 50 states! Do you live in Alaska, Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah or Wyoming? Gather your neighbors, friends, family or colleagues to represent solar in your state by hosting a Local Solar Tour or Open House on this year’s Tour! Local organizers and solar enthusiasts interested in hosting a Local Solar Tour or Open House can sign up to participate by September 15th at nationalsolartour.org.

Established in 1954, ASES is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that advocates for sustainable living and 100% renewable energy by sharing information, events and resources to cultivate community and power progress. With 34 regional chapters, ASES integrates the perspectives of science, industry, policy and citizens. It publishes the award-winning Solar Today magazine, the e-newsletter Solar@Work for renewable energy professionals, and hosts monthly webinars for the ASES Webinar Series. ASES also hosts the ASES National Solar Conference, which will take place for its 50th anniversary, August 3rd – 6th, 2021 in Boulder, Colorado.

Solar United Neighbors helps people go solar, join together, and fight for their energy rights. The organization helps thousands of people go solar every year through bulk purchase groups known as «solar co-ops,» as well as through paid membership programs. Members receive ongoing support in researching and purchasing solar, enjoy discounts and guidance on system maintenance and join a community of solar supporters fighting to ensure their investment in solar is protected.

For questions about Local Solar Tours on the National Solar Tour, contact solartour@ases.org. For questions about the Open Houses on the National Solar Tour,  contact solartour@solarunitedneighbors.org. For sponsorship inquiries, contact sales@ases.org.

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SOURCE American Solar Energy Society