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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Solar Festival Event in Las Vegas

SOLARBRATION!  A free solar festival
Local group invites the community to the third annual solar festival

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Conservation District of Southern Nevada invites the community to attend the third Annual Solarbration solar festival which will be held Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center from noon to 4 p.m. The purpose of the festival is to blend art, technology and outreach to promote renewable energy, inspire conservation, and support sustainable communities. 

The Solarbration festival will offer the community the opportunity to enjoy solar-powered art, live music, food and fun.  Plus, there will be solar demonstrations and the latest information on sustainable energy.

“We promise to deliver a fun-filled family event that will be a one-stop location for everything related to going solar,” said Jon Wardlaw, Commission Chairman of the Conservation District of Southern Nevada.  “We will have all the latest information regarding energy rebates, tax credits, solar financing, and lots of hands-on activities for all ages.”

Like last year, the event will be “bike friendly” and promises to be even more fun and activity-packed than last year. The Lifelong Learning Center is located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. (I-215 and Windmill Lane) right near the Clark County 215 trail.  Bike clubs are encouraged to make a ride out of the event. 

Solar Village
You won’t want to miss The Solar Village where visitors will have a chance to meet over 35 exhibitors, with selected presentations on solar living, electric cars and more plus have the opportunity to get answers to questions about solar energy, and find out how they can install solar on their home or business.

Plus there will be hands-on fun activities for children.  There will be solar art projects, fun in the sun games and make-and-take solar nightlights to name a few of the many and varied activities.  And the Food Trucks and live bands will be there so the evening will be complete with great food as well.

Whether you are looking for information on solar financing, the Solar Generations rebate program, Federal rebates, energy efficient home improvements, or energy star appliances, the Solar Festival will be your one-stop resource center. The wide range of exhibitors will include solar and renewable energy companies, green home builders, sustainable home products, and hybrid and electric vehicles.

The event will be free to the public and all ages are welcome.
Proceeds will go to commission a solar powered public art project to be enjoyed as our community continues to celebrate solar energy.  For more information visit http://www.cdsn.org/events/solarbration.html or like the Solar Festival – Las Vegas page on Facebook.

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