The Kentucky Solar Energy Society

Berea Solar Tour 2016

The 11th Annual Berea Solar Tour will be held on Saturday, September 10 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. and will coincide with the Sustainable Berea Celebrate the Harvest Festival. This year's solar tour will feature a solar presentation and guided bus tour. 

Solar Tour Information

Berea 11th Annual ​Solar Tour

Saturday, Sept 10, ​2016​

12:30 pm - 3 pm

​Josh Bills, Solar Expert​, MACED

Bus leaves from Berea Urban Farm, 201 Adams Street​

Advance tickets are $5. ​To reserve, call ​859-985-1689 or email:  Tickets purchased at the Berea Urban Farm on the day of the event will be “first come first serve."

Bring a sack lunch for a noontime picnic on the Berea Urban Farm. Drinks provided.

Tour Details

12:30 - 1:15 Presentation and Olson residence: 11 panels and solar water

1:15 - 1:30 Berea Urban Farm: high tunnel catchment with solar pumped irrigation

1:30 - 3 pm ​bus tour with Josh Bills

​SENS House, Ecovillage: 12 module tracking array, 14 modules mounted on the roof, and solar hot water

​U​nion Church​: 76 modules

Boyce/Naseman residences: Both have solar water and roof-mounted modules; 14 modules for Boyce and 18 for Naseman

BMU Solar Farm​: 246 modules​


Advance registration for the presentation and bus tour is strongly suggested and costs $5 per person.  People without advance tickets can buy tickets the day of at the Berea Urban Farm on a "first come, first serve" basis.


Sustainable Berea, MACED (The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development)


Solar Energy Solutions Berea, KY, Howard Carlberg

Professional Building

1603 Stevens Ave #203

Louisville, KY 40205 

(502) 264-7615


For more information, please contact Josh Bills (859) 986-2373.

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