The 2015 Douglas County Green & Solar Tour was a success and we look forward to doing it again in 2016. Below are some pictures from the tour.
Tour-goers check out a new solar installation at one of UCAN’s affordable housing developments.
A solar installation in rural Douglas County, along Hwy 138.
One tour hose showed off this charming house, with solar PV, solar hot water, and a micro-hydropower installation.
Tour host shows off his solar-powered electric car.
Emergency heat dissipation for a micro hydro installation.
The inverter setup for one host’s hydropower system.
This off-grid tour host showed off his sun-tracking solar panel setup. Small solar-powered motors keep the panels rotating, so that they follow the sun all day for maximum exposure.