SolarDay 2015, June 14th at the University of New Orleans College of Engineering and TRAC Facility

Join the Louisiana Solar Community and theNew Orleans Solar Day 2015 Logo 42nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference for SolarDay 2015 on June 14th at the University of New Orleans Engineering and TRAC Facility in New Orleans. The event will proceed from 11-5 and include a student solar power competition, solar demonstrations, and lots of great information on how to lower your utility bills and green your lifestyle! Attendees are asked to please RSVP here.


Some of the many activities planned for the day include:

  • Invited Speakers:
    • New Orleans City Council Member Susan Guidry
    • Michael Piszczor from NASA Glenn Research Center
    • Brent Nelson from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
    • Geoff Kinsey from the U.S. Department of Energy
    • Jeremy Leggett founder of SolarAid
  • Presentations of the innovative ideas of young local scientists in our High School PV Design Competition: Benjamin Franklin High School, Holy Cross School, International High School of New Orleans, Lake Area New Tech Early College High School
  • Solar technology demonstrations: Solar Generator, Solar Solar Day crowdOven, Solar Photovoltaics, Solar Ventilation
  • Solar how-to on incentives and financing methods
  • Energy efficiency information
  • Efficient lighting samples and demonstrations
  • Discussions with solar energy researchers and industry leaders
  • Petite Rouge, La Concinita, and Ironsides Food Trucks

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Current Listing of Participating Organizations

  • Advanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI) at UNO
  • Alliance for Affordable Energy
  • Benjamin Franklin High School
  • Energy Wise Alliance
  • Enphase Energy
  • GSREIA: Gulf States Renewable Energy Association
  • Holy Cross High School
  • IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • International High School of New Orleans
  • Joule Solar Energy
  • LaHouse Resource Center
  • Lake Area New Tech Early College High School
  • NASA Glenn Research Center
  • NREL: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • PosiGen
  • Solar Alternatives
  • SolarAid
  • Tulane University
  • Unite to Light
  • University of New Orleans

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