BEAUFORT – Area Environmental organizations are coming together to host a symposium to help residents learn more about using solar power at home.
“Residential Solar 101” is set for 4:30-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, in the North Carolina Maritime Museum at 315 Front St.
Solar vendors and representatives from Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative will be on hand as well as Michael Kilpatrick and Paul Halstead will be at the museum to represent Duke Energy.
From 4:30-5:30 p.m., participants will be able to talk to representatives from North Carolina Solar Now, Southern Energy Management, Robert Campbell Plumbing and Yes Solar Solutions.
From 5:30-6 p.m., there will be coffee and cookies for all, and from 6-7 p.m. there will be a Solar 101 presentation, followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session. The event will wrap up from 7:30-8 p.m. with a chance for residents to meet individually with vendors and presenters.
The symposium is sponsored by Indivisible Carteret, Carteret County Crossroads, Citizens Climate Lobby, Croatan Sierra Club, Citizens Protecting the Atlantic Coast, North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light, Coastal Carolina River Watch and the Crystal Coast Waterkeeper.