810, 2016

Blount County Solar Homes Tour

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The 24th annual Solar Home Tour will be Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th in the Blount County community of Royal.  This tour is part of the National Solar Home Tour sponsored by ASES, American Solar Energy Society, and is the largest grassroots solar event in the world.

The Blount County tour includes visiting 5 […]

2302, 2016

POWER-UP Energy Forum

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Solar power, other renewable energy sources, and energy efficiency will be the topics of expert speakers at the Alabama Environmental Council’s fourth POWER-UP Energy Forum to be held Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 at Birmingham-Southern College.  Agenda as follows:

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-3:30 Forum
3:00-4:30 Networking
4:30-6:00 Social

More information at

This event is not hosted by ASAN.  As one of ASAN’s roles […]

310, 2015

24th Annual National Solar Home Tour

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Blount County in Alabama is the state’s Solar Home Capital. There are, at minimum, 11 solar homes in the county and that number is growing. See 5 of these solar homes (a standard home retrofitted for solar, an underground home, a straw bale home, a dodeca-yurt home, and a clerestory home), a variety of garden […]

2502, 2015

POWER-UP Energy Forum

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Hosted by the Alabama Environmental Council:
Registration is now open for Alabama Environmental Council’s third POWER-UP forum in partnership with Southern Environmental Center and Birmingham Southern College Urban Environmental Studies Program.  You can register online here.

What to expect:
Keynote speakers on renewables and efficiency who have moved the industry forward in their states; panels of Alabama businesses […]