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July 2016

Solar 101 Seminar

July 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will serve as an introduction to the basics of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology with a specific focus on small, off-grid systems similar to those that LUTW designs and installs in remote communities. The seminar will cover: 1) Solar PV technology, 2) Electricity basics, 3) Off-grid solar PV system components and 4) Off-grid solar PV system design and sizing basics. At the end of the seminar participants will: Be able to provide a basic explanation of solar photovoltaic (PV)…

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August 2016

Solar 101 Seminar

August 27, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will serve as an introduction to the basics of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology with a specific focus on small, off-grid systems similar to those that LUTW designs and installs in remote communities. The seminar will cover: 1) Solar PV technology, 2) Electricity basics, 3) Off-grid solar PV system components and 4) Off-grid solar PV system design and sizing basics. At the end of the seminar participants will: Be able to provide a basic explanation of solar photovoltaic (PV)…

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November 2016

Dinner in the Dark

November 24, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TELUS Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 5T2 Canada
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Join us on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at TELUS Spark in Calgary to celebrate the second annual Dinner in the Dark Gala in support of Light Up The World. The gala will be hosted by Calgary's Dave Kelly and will include a three course meal, live and silent auctions and a unique opportunity to have an impact on families living in energy poverty. Tickets available soon! Cocktails at 5:30 pm Sundown and dinner at 6:30 pm sharp! Register Now! Individual…

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Be an Off-grid Volunteer in Guatemala

November 26, 2016 - December 5, 2016

Come to Guatemala and volunteer with LUTW! Participate in solar training, installations and home visits in the beautiful and remote Guatemalan highlands. Click here for more details.  

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March 2017
$45.00

Solar 101

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Banff Trail Community Association, 2115 20 AVE NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 1J1 Canada
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In this 3 hour seminar participants learn about solar PV technology, electricity basics, off-grid solar PV system components, system design and sizing basics. Cost is $45 for adults and $25 for students. Beginners welcome!

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$20.

Haskayne – LUTW 5k Walk/Run

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eau Claire Market, Bow River Pathway at Eau Claire Market
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Join us for a fun 5k run/walk at on the Bow River pathway at Eau Claire! This event has been organized by a MBA student group at the University of Calgary to raise funds and awareness for LUTW so come out to support and get active. Prizes, refreshments and even a chance to run with LUTW's founder, Dr. Dave Irvine Halliday! Please register at through the Running Room.

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LUTW Social

March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Craft Beer Market, 345 10 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A5 Canada
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Join us at Craft Beer Market for LUTW's social to enjoy a drink with LUTW, learn about upcoming opportunities and and reconnect with past volunteers. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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June 2017
$45.00

Solar 101

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Banff Trail Community Association, 2115 20 AVE NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 1J1 Canada
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In this 3 hour seminar participants learn about solar PV technology, electricity basics, off-grid solar PV system components, system design and sizing basics. Cost is $45 for adults and $25 for students. Beginners welcome!

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LUTW AGM and Reception

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lougheed House, 707 13th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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LUTW turns 20 this year! Join us for an evening at the historic Lougheed House for our annual meeting and report to the community. This year will include a special presentation from LUTW's passionate founder, Dr. Dave Irvine Halliday. Learn about the inspiration for the creation of LUTW which spurred the first pilot project back in 1997. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to resister!

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$145.00

How to Install Off-grid Solar PV Systems

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Banff Trail Community Association, 2115 20 AVE NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 1J1 Canada
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In this one day workshop participants will gain a basic understanding of how to install small scale, battery-based solar PV systems. Includes a mix of theory and hands on exercises. Cost is $145 for adults and $125 for students. Beginners welcome!

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