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News Summaries For September 15, 2018


"National Drive Electric Week" event in Berkeley, Sept 15, 2018, ANNOUNCEMENT

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National Drive Electric Week
Saturday, September 15, 2018
11am - 3pm
Civic Center Park, 1940 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Same time/place as the Farmer's Market

They say:

Cars, e-motorcyle, and e-bikes! Test rides available for e-bikes.
9 dealers. Purchase, lease, learn of rebates. 49 owners of 15 different e-vehicles have registered. Talk to owners of their experience with their cars. Kids' bounce house, art activities. Free parking for EVs.

A faster transition to less fossil fuel use benefits all, not just lefties.

Another change for advice on solar, October 2

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Along the same lines, Berkeley informs me that

October 2, 2018, another chance to learn about solar products

Berkeley workshop on solar residential energy and electric vehicles

The solar and electric vehicles discount programs will be explained, and vendors will be at the meeting.

By Bea Karnes, Patch Staff Sep 17, 2018 9:10 am ET BERKELEY, CA
If you are interested in installing solar at your home, a workshop will be held in Berkeley next month October 2 to explain SunShares, a renewable energy program that offers discounts on installing residential solar, and buying or leasing an electric vehicle.

The one-hour workshop that explains how SunShares works, the basics of solar technology, financing and incentives, the benefits of electrifying the whole home and how to access the discounts.

According to organizers, solar providers will be on hand to discuss their products and answer any questions you may have.

The Berkeley SunShares Workshop will be held on Oct. 2, starting at 6 p.m. at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis St. Free registration

Increased use of solar energy is a good thing for everyone's benefit, even if you have the WRONG political beliefs!

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