Want cheaper solar panels? Tour of Solar Homes is tomorrow

By Mai Ling

Although there still are a few months until Maple Leaf residents can start signing up to join the solar power co-op that will make a group bid for cheaper solar panel installation in the new year (see earlier post here), you’ve got a perfect opportunity to learn more about the process this weekend.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Oct. 1, you’re invited to join the Tour of Solar Homes, which includes a stop at the Maple Leaf home of Jessica Raker. In addition to having 14 3.4-kilowatt solar panels on the roof of her home at 10530 11th Ave. N.E., Raker also happens to be an employee of Northwest SEED, the organization that has teamed up with Solarize Seattle to help organize residents for this initiative.

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Appeared in Maple Leaf Life on September 30, 2011.

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