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April 2016

Off-grid Training in Peru

April 27, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 6, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

This off-grid training program provides the distinct opportunity to work with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in a setting where hundreds of off-grid systems have been deployed by LUTW. Participants take part in two training workshops, conduct technical assessment visits to existing solar home installations and also install a stand-alone solar PV system in a rural community building. Click here for more information!    

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Solar 101 Seminar

April 30, 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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June 2016

AGM and Reception

June 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lougheed House, 707 13th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Please join us for at the historic Lougheed House to help us celebrate our accomplishments in 2015! Learn about exciting project updates, meet our staff and volunteers and enjoy appetizers, refreshments and interesting presentations. This event is free and open to the public.

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Solar 101 Seminar

June 11, 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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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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