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What is

Solar Education Week?


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.

Follow #solaredweek to learn more about solar throughout the week on social media.

How do

I Participate?

Attend Events

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

Learn About Solar Education

Include following the hashtag #SolarEdWeek, come back each day for a new article, and learn more about solar at the Solar Education Center

Take Action on Solar

Join the movement and take the initiative during Solar Education Week!

Week-long activities

For Solar Education Week

Community Power Indiana: Beyond the Line
video is presented by The Redford Center
  • Community Power Indiana: Beyond The Line tells the story of how the city of Indianapolis is taking a bet on Clean Transportation.
Solar Ed Week Education Articles
Looking to learn more about solar?
  • Check out our newly released solar education articles and learn more about the benefits of renewable energy, how solar works, community solar, and much more!

LOOKING FOR IDEAS FOR

Your virtual solar ed week event?

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

Solar Education Articles

Solar Energy 101

Looking to Install Solar? 5 Things to Know First

How do Solar Panels Work?

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!

Help Spread Solar in Your Community

Become a Solar Ambassador & help nonprofits go solar!

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

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!

grid alternative Revolv logo Solar United logo Redford logo Vote solar logo ReadyFor100 logo The Climate Music Project logo Climate and energy project logo Solar School House ASES logo TCI logo
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!

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