The Kentucky Solar Energy Society


Upcoming events

    • 30 Sep 2014
    • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Maysville Community & Technical College, Maysville KY

    Maysville Community & Technical College’s first ENERGY FAIR: Sustainable Futures - FREE Event

    • Money-Saving Practices & Healthy Alternatives for your Family and Home
    • Exhibitors and presentations
    • Kid's events: crafts, scavenger hunt, recycling, wiggling worms and more
    • Keynote Speaker: April Haight, Director of Environmental Education from MSU
    • Electronics Recycling (drop-off open 9am-8pm)
    • Enjoy appetizers provided by local food producers: salsa, peppers,locally made corn chips, lavender pound cakes and more!
    For more information Call (606) 759-7141 ext. 66232 or email Carrie Taylor at carriel.taylor [at] kctcs dot edu
    • 04 Oct 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Heart & Soul Farm, 1039 Sharp Rd, Stamping Ground KY 40379

    The open house tour of Heart and Soul Farm features a solar PV-powered irrigation system installed by Earth Tools, Inc. of Owenton, Kentucky. The irrigation system uses a 590 watt solar PV array to power a submersible pump in an old well. Water from the well is pumped uphill to a 2,000 gallon cistern. Water from the cistern is then fed by gravity downhill to the garden.

    Contact: Andy McDonald


    • 11 Oct 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Berea Muni Utilities, 200 Harrison St. Berea KY 40403

    The 2014 Berea Solar Tour is sponsored by Sustainable Berea:

    • Self-guided and Bus Tours of Solar Installations
    • Educational Presentations and Energy Vendors
    • Exhibits on Alternative Energy
    • Learn about Energy Conservation and Solar Applications
    • Bicycle Event
    • Butterfly Garden
    • Food
    For more information visit, their facebook page or call 859-985-1689.
    • 11 Oct 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Air Pollution Control District parking lot at Barret Avenue and Breckinridge Street

    Here's your chance to view upclose residential and commercial sites around Louisville that have installed solar energy.  There are three ways to enjoy this years tour: by bus, by bike, and self-guided.  The bus and bike tours will leave from the Air Pollution Control District parking lot at Barret Avenue and Breckinridge Street at Noon. Or, self-guided tours can be planned through the interactive google map and tour booklet that will be available online at

    The featured sites include homes in Germantown and the Highlands and throughout the city, a brewery in Butchertown, the home of the President of Spalding University, and at Bernheim Forest's new Edible Garden.  Installers will be available at some locations.

    The Louisville Climate Action Network, Kentucky Interfaith Power & Light, the Coalition for the Advancement of Regional Transportation, and the Kentucky Solar Energy Society are tour sponsors, and  is co-sponsored by the Passionist Earth and Spirit Center, Cultivating Connections, the Greater Louisville Sierra Club, and the Center for Interfaith Relations.

    For more information call Tim Darst at (502) 210-8920.

    • 20 Oct 2014
    • 23 Oct 2014
    • Las Vegas, NV

    Solar Power International, the solar industry’s most powerful, comprehensive educational conference and product exhibition, will be held October 20-23, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sponsored by the SEIA and SEPA. Registration is now open! 

    Explore ways to participate and engage with more than 15,000 professionals in solar energy and related fields for four days of action-packed show floor hours, educational sessions and workshops, general sessions and special events. This is the best chance of the year to connect with colleagues and industry leaders.

    For additional SPI information, event breaking news, and solar industry education, visit
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