For Immediate ReleaseMay 08, 2020
Free online training available on solar and battery systems for homeowners
San Rafael, CA – Should you go solar at your home? Should you add battery storage if you do? And how do battery systems compare to traditional backup generators?
With the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders and requirements on social distancing, the in-person trainings have been switched to online sessions. They are:
The class covers the basic information a homeowner would need before investing in solar for their home including costs, return on investment, technical specifications, owning vs. lease agreements, and more. The trainings are sponsored by the Marin Energy Watch Partnership, a collaboration of the County of Marin and PG&E.
Many Marin residents have been investigating battery storage and generators to prepare for potential public safety power shutoffs during the wildfire season. The class will cover the available options for combining battery systems with solar and how that technology compares to traditional generators.
Sign up today on the Pacific Energy Center’s website. You will need to create an account to register for the class at the top right of the page.
Kellen DammannSustainability Team TechnicianCommunity Development Agency
3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 308San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-2698Email: Kellen DammannCDA Sustainability website