What Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Pima County Public Library present Solar Power 101: A Community Education Series on Solar Energy.


- University of Arizona Solar Race Car Team Update: Students from the University of Arizona will present information on their solar vehicle from their latest race in April.  The car will be on display before the presentation to get an up-close view.

- Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in Tucson and Arizona: ECOtality received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for $99 million to be used to install electric-charging infrastructure in 5 areas in the U.S.  These cities, including Tucson, were selected by Nissan to launch their new all-electric vehicle in 2011.  Representatives from ECOtality and TEP will speak on electric vehicle and charging technology, how infrastructure locations will be chosen, and how TEP is preparing their system for the charging stations and vehicles.

- The Basics of Solar Electric and Hot Water: Technicians for Sustainability will give a detailed overview of how solar energy works, what it costs, and who should go solar.

When: Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 6-8 p.m.

Where:  320 S. Wilmot, 3 blocks south of Broadway in the old World Care building

Space is limited for this presentation.  Please RSVP by Friday, June 11: RSVPsolar@mail.house.gov or (520) 881-3588

For more solar energy information, please visit www.giffords.house.gov