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Residential Solar Power: What’s Happening and How Does It Work

milwaukee-zoo-solar-e1484602699564Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7 pm

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County

10341 Water St., Ephraim

John Hippensteel, president of the renewable energy firm Lake Michigan Wind & Sun, will speak on “Residential Solar Power: What’s Happening and How Does It Work?” for the Climate Change Coalition’s monthly program. It is free and open to the public.

The use of solar power continues to expand rapidly across the United States, and installation costs are dropping significantly. As a way to reduce the use of fossil fuels, solar power will play an increasingly essential role in combating climate change and mitigating its worst effects. Hippensteel will discuss the practicalities of solar installation, operation and costs, and, more broadly, the state of the renewable energy industry in Wisconsin.

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Climate Change Coalition’s July program

Internationally known forest ecologist Lee Frelich will lead a forest exploration hike at Newport State Park for the Climate Change Coalition of Door County on Friday, July 27.

Before he was a globally known scientist, Lee Frelich was a boy spending summers in rural Ellison Bay, passing his days in endless exploration of the woods that would become Newport Park. He thus brings to this guided hike both scientific expertise and an intimate knowledge of this exceptional Door County landscape. Continue reading