Represent FRN at Solar Gardens Workshop April 30th

web-cmty-solar-logo_1On April 30th, the City of Minneapolis and the Metro Clean Energy Resource Team will host a free workshop for up to 2 participants from each Minneapolis neighborhood to learn about community solar gardens. Field Regina Northrop is looking for two volunteers to attend this meeting as neighborhood representatives and to share what you learn with the neighborhood.  This workshop will provide learning opportunities for participants at all levels of understanding and will include the following topics:

  • Basic information on Xcel Energy’s solar garden program
  • Roles that neighborhoods can play
  • How to make smart decisions that reflect each neighborhood’s goals and priorities.
  • Resources available for more information

Time and Location:
Thursday, April 30th
Mayflower Church, 106 East Diamond Lake Road, Minneapolis, MN 55419.

Each neighborhood is allowed to register up to two participants. Space is limited to 80 attendees and registration will happen on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is online at http://mpls-solargarden-workshop.eventbrite.comRegistration is due by Friday, April 10thPlease also contact the FRNNG office at  to let us know if you are planning on attending this meeting.

Contact Trevor Drake, Project Coordinator, at; or Gayle Prest, Minneapolis Sustainability Office Director, at

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