Calendar of the
These dates are tentative depending on your interest. Limited # of participants.
So reserve a space asap, thanks. (RSVP and deposit required).
Your attendance will help us in our effort... Working On What's Been Spoiled, the focus of our work this summer!
One day or both Saturday and Sunday, will give you the hands-on experience to motivate you forward to get active for a future !
Call John (207) 546-1639 for details, or check the website, dadsolar.com ...
(We are non-profit educational, - donations are tax deductible). Fri evening: FREE lecture, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat & Sun: @ $50. each day, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm ... includes lunch
Scholarships and overnight stay available at the Jonesport Solar Home, thanks!
Summer Internships in Sustainable Living in Downeast Maine
Discuss the theory behind solar energy and the challenges of development with your instructors and other course participants. Spend your days learning how to construct solar cookers, photovoltaic panels, and installing photovoltaic systems. Laugh along with your host family as you try to recall your high school Spanish, balance water on your head or make tortillas. Most activities and classes are held in the new adobe Solar Center. Housing will be simple, like that of a typical rural Nicaraguan family.
Explore a beautiful country and its culture while learning about renewable energy and sustainable development in the field. Our courses provide a unique travel experience that is educational, rewarding, and fun!
This 11-day course, offered twice a year, has been held by Grupo Fenix since 1999. It is a great introduction to the science and use of appropriate renewable energy technologies such as solar cookers, dryers and photo-voltaic systems. Dr. Richard Komp, an expert from the United States with over 50 years experience working with solar technologies, teaches the technical classes for the January version of this course and the July version is based on his methodology for fabrication of PV panels in developing countries.
See www.grupofenix.org for the latest schedule of courses.
The course fee of $995 includes all food and lodging, with a $50 deposit to be sent to the nonprofit Skyheat Associates at PO Box 184, Harrington ME 04643 before June 15th to insure a place in the course, which has a limit of 15 participants and is often completely full. For more information, please contact the email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or look on-line at www.grupofenix.org for details of all of our programs.
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