Friday, August 28, 2020
Status of Net Metering & Rooftop Solar in Kentucky: How Kentucky’s Solar Industry is Handling the Pandemic, Economic Crisis, & Net Metering Uncertainty
Presenters: Matt Partymiller, Solar Energy Solutions
John Cotton, Wilderness Trace Solar
Moderator: Andy McDonald, Apogee - Climate & Energy Transitions
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Cincinnati’s 100% Renewables Commitment & the Green Cincinnati Plan
Presenter: Oliver Kroner, Sustainability Coordinator, City of Cincinnati
In 2018 the City of Cincinnati committed to a community-wide transition to renewable energy by 2035. Last year they announced plans to build a 100 MW solar facility to supply the City’s electricity needs, the nation’s largest City-led solar project. Oliver Kroner, the City’s Sustainability Coordinator, will discuss these efforts and their Green Cincinnati Plan.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Louisville’s 100% Renewable Energy Resolution
Presenters: Nancy Givens, Sam Avery, and Wallace McMullen of the 100% Renewable Energy Alliance of Louisville.
In February 2020 Louisville Metro Council voted in support of a resolution to meet 100% of Louisville’s energy needs with renewable energy. What are the details of the Resolution? How did local citizens get it passed? How will it be implemented? What lessons were learned to help other cities move to 100% renewable energy?
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National Solar Tour
Each year in October KySES members organize local Solar Tours in conjunction with the American Solar Energy Society's National Solar Tour. Recent years have seen Solar Tours in Louisville, Lexington, Frankfort, Berea, and other places. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the KySES board is currently evaluating how to proceed with Solar Tours this year. We will post updates as more information becomes available.
Click here to learn more about the National Solar Tour.