2017 Lake County Summer Tour

Posted by Bridget Callahan on April 10, 2017

The 2017 Summer Tour, June 5-7 will be a fun and informative clean energy trip around Lake County


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Our 2017 Lake County Summer Tour offers a fun and informative tour through beautiful Lake County, a community that will become a net-zero county and energy exporter by 2020. The tour showcase a variety of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

This summer tour is an extension of the Making Energy Work for Rural Oregon workshop series.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Arrive in the afternoon at Summer Lake Hot Springs and enjoy dinner and drinks in Paisley, Oregon.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Morning tour of the Paisley geothermal power plan, and then visit solar, energy efficiency and geothermal projects in Lakeview. Group dinner in Lakeview.

Stops include but are not limited to:

  • Paisley Power Station
  • Geothermal heating facilities: Lakeview schools, hospital and correctional facility
  • Solar: Blackcap and 4-H facility

  • On farm agricultural energy efficiency

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Breakfast rural energy roundtable and policy briefing led by Sustainable Northwest

This workshop is brought to you by Lake County Resources Initiative and Sustainable Northwest.

This event is made possible with support from Oregon Department of Energy, Energy Trust of Oregon, Wy'East Resources Conservation & Development, and organizational sponsors Forest Energy Oregon and Bear Mountain Forest Products.