EVENT: Workshop: Creating and Implementing Your Solarize Campaign
When: Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pmWhere: Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, Room 1205, New York, NY 10011Be a #ClimateCitizen. Learn how to bring solar power to your community at this Solarize workshop presented by the Tishman Environment and Design Center and NYSERDA.Solarize programs are an effective way for communities to act together to accomplish clean energy goals. These programs simplify the process of going solar, educate the public, reduce the costs of going solar, and promote a strong sense of community.This session is a prerequisite for communities that wish to participate in the second round of Community Solar NY. Solarize experts will discuss how to create a successful Solarize campaign. This includes how to develop a strong campaign team and outreach strategy, tips for implementing a campaign over several months, and lessons learned from previous Solarize campaigns in New York State and nationwide.The workshop will be led by New York Solar Professionals from various state, city, and non-profit organizations.The presentation will cover the specific barriers and opportunities associated with running a campaign in NYC. Students will have a special opportunity to speak with industry experts after the workshop.This event is free and open to the public. Register here.