Upcoming Events

Who’s Doing What about Climate Change in Anchorage and beyond?

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
6 pm – 8 pm
49th State Brewing, 717 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Are you wondering what organizations are doing about climate change in Anchorage and beyond and how you can get involved with these activities? Alaska Common Ground is hosting an open house for organizations with a role for Alaskans to directly engage in activities affecting climate change in Alaska. We’ll hear from each organization about their climate change mission, and how citizens can be involved with their organization. Each organization will have a table so that you can find out more.

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Solarize Fairbanks: College Road Community Meeting

Thursday, February 6
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
University Community Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Road, Fairbanks

You are invited to join others from the College Road area interested in putting solar panels on their homes or business. The meeting will be held at the University Community Presbyterian Church, 3510 College Road.

The meeting is open to home and non-residential building owners but will have information specific to non-residential building owners interested in going solar in 2020. The area covered by this solarize group includes buildings along and within the vicinity of College Road and closer into town.

The meeting will cover:

  • Overview of the solarize campaign including info on eligibility, how to get involved, timeline, benefits of participating, and the importance of energy efficiency.
  • Questions and Answers. Bring your questions on doing solar in the area.
  • Campaign Details. Discussion of the next steps including adding more area building owners (homes and businesses) and finalizing the request for proposals that will be used to select a solar installer.

This workshop is being coordinated by Neill McKay (University Community Presbyterian Church), Lisa Baraff (Northern Alaska Environmental Center), and Solarize Fairbanks. Solarize Fairbanks is a volunteer effort with support from the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition, Information Insights, Native Movement, The Alaska Center, the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, and the Northern Alaska Environmental Center.

Questions? Contact solarizefairbanks@gmail.com

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