National Solar Tour Coming To Cannon County Oct. 2

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Cannon County will join over 3,000 communities across the nation Oct. 2 for an event designed to showcase green homes and buildings.

The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Tour is the world's largest grassroots solar event. This event offers you the opportunity to tour innovative green homes and buildings to see how you can use solar energy, energy efficiency, and other sustainable technologies to reduce monthly utility bills and help tackle climate change.

More than 160,000 participants will visit some 5,500 buildings in 3,200 communities across the U.S.

Now in its 15th year, this event is coordinated nationally by the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society in collaboration with dozens of outstanding partner organizations. It takes place annually during the first Saturday in October in conjunction with National Energy Awareness Month.

The local tour will begin at noon at the  at the Arts Center of Cannon County. There you will be provided with the address and map to visit the first grid-tied house on the tour. At the grid-tied house you will be provided with the address and map to the battery-tied solar system.

The tour will last until 4 p.m.

For additional information contact Neal Appelbaum at or 615-563-3276.
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September 30, 2010 at 3:08pm
GREAT idea!
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