Earth Brief

4CORE will host regional solar meeting

The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency, in conjunction with Optony, will host a regional meeting about the Solar Roadmap from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 25 at the La Plata Electric Association, 45 Stewart St., in Bodo Industrial Park. The goal of the roadmap is to identify opportunities to improve residents’ access to solar energy,

Topics will include: an overview of the Southwest Solar Transformation Initiative program and the goals it has set for local communities; tools and resources available; market development opportunities and general solar-market trends in financing and technology. There also will be information for public officials about code development and best practices in solar permitting and inspection.

Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m., with the workshop beginning at 9 a.m. A light breakfast and refreshments will be provided. To RSVP, call Patty Dickenson at 259-1916.

Herald Staff