Greene County Solar Festival Details
Join us on September 28th from 10 AM to 6 PM for Greene County’s first ever Solar Festival. There will be opportunities to talk to solar installers, look at electric vehicles, and hear from Greene County Residents who recently made the switch to solar.
But this festival isn’t just about solar energy! Activities and music will be featured throughout the day. Festival attendees can expect a wide variety of local vendors selling food, crafts, and goods. In addition, organizations are invited to showcase the work that they’ve been doing in the region.
There will be educational exhibits and activities, the chance to interact with local solar organizations and companies, and job training and employment opportunities in the industry.
ProgramMing & Entertainment
Home Improvement Advice from Industry Experts
12:00 Home Energy Efficiency
Linda Wigington, a resident of Waynesburg and a Residential Energy Consultant, will share tips and tricks on how to save money by improving your home’s energy efficiency. She will also give a conceptual overview of the day’s programming.
1:30 Go Solar and Fight for Your Energy Rights
Solar United Neighbors, an organization that helps build solar co-ops, will explain how working together with neighbors can make it easier and more affordable to go solar, giving people more control over their electricity and saving thousands on electric bills.
3:00 Ask a Solar Homeowner Anything
Greene County residents who recently made the switch to solar energy will explain the process and costs of their own project and discuss the benefits of owning their own power generation system.
4:30 Launching Your Solar Career
Experienced solar installers will talk about what it takes to work in the most rapidly growing occupation in the country, with a median wage of over $43,000 per year, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook.
11:00 South Park Children’s Theatre will entertain us with Christmas Fun in the Sun!
11:00 Dan Baker
1:00 Kittens Ain’t Biscuits (Randy and Daria Jones)
3:00 David and Mary Beth Craig
Interested in Volunteering for the Festival?
We will need many volunteers to help make this event a huge success. If you need volunteer hours or want be part of this community on September on 28th, contact our office at 724-229-3550 to get more information on the volunteer roles that we need to fill.