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What is

Solar Education Week?

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The week leading up to Earth Day, college students and community members around the country will host solar education events in their community to spark a national conversation about solar energy, energy access, and a just transition to a clean energy economy.

Make sure to take pictures and post images on social media with the #solaredweek

How do

I Participate?

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HOST

Host a Solar Education event at your home, workplace, or local community center. Screen a film, host a discussion, or throw a solar party. Be creative!

ATTEND

Check the map for events in your area! Don’t see one? Host an Event!

2021 Stats:

12 Events in 7 States

PARTNER

Does your organization support renewable energy? Join the movement and mobilize your members during Solar Education Week!

LOOKING FOR IDEAS FOR

Your virtual solar ed week event?

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Here are a few suggestions!

Trivia night

Host a virtual solar trivia night

Film screening

Host a virtual environmental film screening with a discussion afterwards

Book club

Host a virtual book club and discuss a climate related book, such as Climate Courage

Letter writing

Host a virtual letter writing event where you educate attendees about solar and write letters to policy makers

Panel

Host a virtual panel and invite an expert to give a talk about solar

Invite a Solar installer

Invite a solar installer to answer questions about going solar during a virtual event

Individual actions you can take

  • Make solar inspired art or music and post to social media
  • Share why you care about solar with your friends, family, and on social media
  • Write letters to your policy makers at the city or state level supporting solar
  • Read a book about climate change and renewable energy, such as Climate Courage
  • Learn more about solar through RE-volv’s Solar Education Center

Featured Events

Climate Courage Book Talk
with RE-volv’s Executive Director Andreas Karelas
  • Join us virtually for a book talk with Andreas Karelas on his new book Climate Courage. During this event, Andreas will discuss the book's themes and highlight ways you can get involved in the clean energy revolution in your community.
    Tune in:  April 15 | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (PST) | Virtual

Solar Education Articles

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Solar Education Center

Interested in learning more about solar, careers in the solar industry, and how to bring solar to nonprofits in your community? Head on over to RE-volv’s Solar Education Resource Center!

Solar Ed Week Social Media Toolkit

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Download the Solar Ed Week Social Media Toolkit, which contains posts about solar that anyone can post during Solar Ed Week! The Social Media Toolkit contains photos and post copy to make sharing information about solar quick and easy.

Enter the Solar Ed Week Giveaway

RE-volv Solar Ed Week Giveaway

Solar Ambassadors

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Get Involved and help nonprofits go solar!

Ready to be a part of climate solutions and bring clean energy to your community?
Become a RE-volv Solar Ambassador Fellow and get the tools, training, and support to help bring solar to a community-serving nonprofit in your community! For more information and to sign up:

Solar Education Week

Partners

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Solar Education Week is a partnership effort by leading clean energy organizations to engage individuals across the country to organize and participate in Solar Education events!

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Participation

Why participate in

Solar Education Week?


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You can play a critical role in spreading the word about solar and how it benefits communities across the nation. The message is simple: solar is affordable, sustainable and provides communities at all economic levels with clean energy and energy independence.

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By coordinating a national solar education effort, we can engage our local and nationwide networks and the press in order to spread the word about solar and promote its increased adoption.

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Solar is a unique solution to climate change because it’s something that anyone can get involved with. Solar Education Week allows everyone to participate in reducing carbon emissions and creating a 100% renewable powered future for all.


HOST AN EVENT






BECOME A SPONSOR



We agree to financially support the campaign:
  • Megawatt Sponsor (name and logo listed on page): $1,500
  • Kilowatt Sponsor (name listed on page, no logo): $750
  • *RE-volv is a 501c3 nonprofit. All donations are tax-deductible.




BECOME A PARTNER



We agree to promote Solar Education Week by:
  • Sending at least three emails to our network encouraging them to host events.
  • Sharing at least 10 social media posts leading up to and during Solar Education Week.
  • Do yo have another way of promoting Solar Education Week you'd like to offer?
    Let us know!

Are you a foundation or company interested in sponsoring? Click here.