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4.14.10 – Making Solar Electricity Affordable

Where: Schlafly Bottleworks

7260 Southwest Ave. (at Manchester)
Maplewood, MO 63143
(314) 241- BEER (2337)

When: Wednesday April 14th, 6:30 to 9pm

Solar electricity has never been more affordable. Prices of PV modules have fallen dramatically in the past year. and Missouri’s initiated a generous rebate program in 2010. These factors, combined with a 30% Federal Tax Credits have slashed costs by over 50%. 2010 is renewable energy’s day in the sun!

St. Louis Green Drinks welcomes author and solar expert, Dan Chiras, Ph.D., Executive Director of The Evergreen Institute in Gerald, MO. Dan will discuss the highly favorable economics of solar electricity as well as the basics of solar energy — how solar modules work, the types of systems, and common misunderstandings. Find out what it costs to install a PV system on your home or business and what factors go into the decision to go solar. Dan is author of numerous books on renewable energy, including Power from the Sun, Power from the Wind, and The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Energy.

Suggested donation: $3