Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Solar Energy Week scaled back

Posted @ 4:34 PM

This week's Solar Energy Week program has been scaled back due to the San Diego County wildfires.

Organizers said they will continue with a Solar Conference Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the San Diego Marriott in Mission Valley, 8757 Rio San Diego Drive. The event is free, but preregistartion is required at energycenter.org. Walk-ins will be charged a $30 fee.

Postponed were a tour scheduled for today of commercial sites using solar energy and a tour scheduled for Saturday of selected residences in the county that use solar systems.

The conference on Thursday will focus on legislation, technologies and the economics of solar power with presentations by industry and government experts.

-- Carl Larsen

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