Solar Energy for Your Home

Dates: February 7-28, 2022

Meets: M from 10:00 AM to 12 N

Location: Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church

OLLI Member: $50.00

Enrollment requires a 2021 - 2022 OLLI at MSU Membership

How did people in ancient history use solar energy, and how do we use it today? Learn about solar energy principles and technologies used to heat air and water and generate electricity. Discover the important role of conservation and efficiency and learn about current solar policies and programs. Then, size a solar electric (photovoltaic) system for your home and see a system that powers a home and electric vehicle.

Apply for a needs-based scholarship to take this offering.

Fee:   $50.00

Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church

2152 Graf St Bozeman, MT 59718

Susan Bilo

Susan Bilo is an energy and sustainability professional and has worked for a state energy office, a U.S. Department of Energy Regional Office, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Montana Renewable Energy and teaches ECHM 205: Energy & Sustainability for Gallatin College. The Sun powers her home and all-electric car.
Date Day Time Location
02/07/2022Monday10 AM to 12 N Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church
02/14/2022Monday10 AM to 12 N Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church
02/21/2022Monday10 AM to 12 N Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church
02/28/2022Monday10 AM to 12 N Bozeman, MT - Hope Lutheran Church

Participants will understand the multiple ways we use the Sun's energy and the environmental, economic, and social benefits. They will have the ability to determine if solar energy can work for them and learn the next steps to take. Attendees will know where to find updated and factual energy information to make educated and informed decisions.


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