Cathy Redson Champions Harvesting Texas` Sunshine in Valuable Solar Kilowatt Hours at the First Hill Country Solar Tour

Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:40pm EDT

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Cathy Redson Champions Harvesting Texas’ Sunshine in Valuable Solar Kilowatt Hours at the First Hill Country Solar Tour

ImagineSolar instructor Catherine Redson is the featured speaker introducing the first Hill Country Solar Tour. The tour will provide Central Texans with an opportunity to visit homes and businesses that showcase solar energy systems and how they work. Homeowners and the engineers who installed the systems will be on hand to answer questions.

Cathy will join representatives and executives from Pedernales Electric Cooperative to kick off the Hill Country Solar Tour on Saturday, October 1st at 10:30 a.m. at the Oak Hill office of PEC at 9115 Circle Drive, Austin, Texas 78736. Homes will be open from noon to 6:00 p.m. Her presentation, Solar Energy: Harnessing Power from the Sun, is an introduction to the benefits of solar energy, types of solar technology available and how to go solar. She will highlight the potential for homeowners to save money by reducing their electric bill, the benefits of clean energy to provide a reliable source of energy during extreme weather conditions and how solar energy can add to grid stability during times of high demand.

Cathy Redson has over 25 years experience in technical sales, marketing and education. Cathy is well known as a leading solar educator and renewable energy expert. She is a ISPQ Certified Instructor, NABCEP Certified PV installer and NABCEP Certified PV Technical Sales professional. Cathy is currently a Senior Instructor and Curriculum Specialist at ImagineSolar, an ISPQ-Accredited Continuing Education provider, the first licensed school in the state of Texas dedicated to the solar and smart grid industries by the Texas Workforce Commission.

The Hill Country Tour is one of four tours in Texas associated with the American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES) National Solar Tour, the world’s largest grassroots solar event taking place in over 3200 communities with over 160,000 homes on tour.

The Hill Country Solar Tour is organized through a partnership between Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES) and Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC). TXSES has seven chapters in Texas and is a chapter of the American Solar Energy Society.

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