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Updated: September 23, 2022
By Drew Schiavone

Upcoming Events

Are you interested in using solar to power your home, farm, or business?

If so, you'll want to join one of the University of Maryland’s upcoming Solar Workshops to explore the opportunities and challenges associated with solar energy. Each workshop will cover important topics that will help you successfully, and sustainably, implement a solar electric system, including discussions of:

  • How solar energy works and what role it plays
  • How solar impacts you as a homeowner or landowner
  • How to finance and facilitate a solar project

 

Solar Workshop Locations on Maryland Map Fall 2022

October 3, 2022

(5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Annapolis Friends Meetinghouse
351 Dubois Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
Registration
(Annapolis, MD)

October 5, 2022

(5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Baltimore County Ag Center
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Registration
(Cockeysville, MD)

December 7, 2022

(5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
St. Mary's County Extension Office
26737 Radio Station Way
Leonardtwon, MD 20650
Registration
(Leonardtown, MD)

 

 

Recent Programs

  

Solar Webinar Banner August 2022

Are you interested in using solar to power your farm? Maybe you’d like to lease your land for a solar project?  Or perhaps, you’d like to know more about how solar works and what opportunities are available for solar energy.

Whatever the case may be, you'll want to join this free webinar addressing the opportunities and challenges for solar electricity. See how other farms and businesses across the state are considering solar to offset their energy costs using an affordable and sustainable energy resource.

Tuesday
August 16, 2022
1:00 pm—2:30 pm

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Past Workshops

Are you interested in using solar to power your home, farm or business?

If so, you'll want to join an upcoming Solar Workshop with the University of Maryland Extension. Each workshop will be geared towards the location that it’s being offered, but all participants will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with solar electricity, or solar photovoltaics (PV). Each workshop will cover important topics and hands-on training to help you decide if solar is right for you, and how you can install a solar electric system that will meet your needs. Each workshop will include a discussion of:

  • trends in the solar industry,
  • basic principles of solar technology,
  • system sizing and design, and
  • financing and economics.

   

Solar Workshop Locations on Maryland Map

 

March 23, 2022

(5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Garrett College CTTC Building
116 Industrial Park Drive
Accident, MD 21520
Registration
(Accident, MD)

April 13, 2022

(3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Wicomico County Extension
28647 Old Quantico Road
Salisbury, MD 21801
Registration
(Salisbury, MD)

March 30, 2022

(10:30 am - 12:30 pm)
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
18330 Keedysville Road
Keedysville, MD 21756
Registration
(Keedysville, MD)

April 20, 2022

(10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
4-H Youth Park: Williams Building
8230 Detour Road
Denton, MD 21629
* Cancelled *
(Denton, MD)

April 6, 2022

(5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Charles County Extension
9501 Crain Highway #1
Bel Alton, MD 20611
Registration
(Bel Alton, MD)

April 28, 2022

(5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Allegany College of Maryland
12401 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, MD 21502
Registration
(Cumberland, MD)