05.15.19 // Solar Energy for Home, Farm & Business with Matthew Bennett // 6:30-8p

Learn about Solar PV and Solar Thermal systems, and how to apply the most current solar technology and equipment to your home farm or business, including battery storage options. Discuss the current financial incentives, such as federal tax credits and the solar rebate program for Duke customers in NC, and how to approach solar if you are connected to a rural power company that does not offer net-metering.  


$10 in advance, $15 at the door

With 20 years of experience in the solar industry, Matthew joined Sundance Power Systems  in 2014.  Matt has extensive experience building passive solar homes and installed his first solar PV system in 1996.  He trained at the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association in 1999, then at Solar Energy International in 2000, and became a NABCEP Certified PV Installer with the inaugural exam in 2003.  Matt went on to install 100’s of solar systems of all types and sizes.  Matt raised his two children, now young adults, in Athens OH, before moving to NC in 2014.  He enjoys hiking, paddling, playing Ultimate and working on his homestead in Madison County.