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October 2017

How to Install Off-grid Solar PV Systems

October 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Banff Trail Community Association, 2115 20 AVE NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 1J1 Canada
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$145.00

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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November 2017

Dinner in The Dark

November 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bow Building Calgary, Alberta Canada + Google Map

Join us on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Calgary to celebrate the third annual Dinner in the Dark Gala in support of Light Up The World. The gala will include dinner, live and silent auctions and a unique opportunity to have an impact on families living in energy poverty. Cocktails at 5:30 pm. Sundown and dinner at 6:30 pm sharp. Click here for more details and to register now!

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Solar 101

November 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Banff Trail Community Association, 2115 20 AVE NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 1J1 Canada
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$45.00

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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March 2018

Solar 101

March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LUTW, 1121 14th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T3B3N3 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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September 2018

Beakerhead workshop: Build Your Own Cell Phone Charger

September 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beakerhead Calgary, AB, Canada + Google Map

Almost every form of energy we use originates as energy from the sun. In this DIY workshop, Light Up the World, will show you how to build and take home a cell phone charger. Can you think of a better way to energize your Sunday afternoon? For more information visit: https://beakerhead.com/events/detail?slug=byo-cell-phone-charger

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November 2018

Dinner in the Dark

November 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TELUS Spark, 220 St. George's Drive NE
Calgary, AB T2E 5T2 Canada
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Join us on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at TELUS Spark in Calgary to celebrate the fourth annual Dinner in the Dark Gala in support of Light Up The World. This year’s event will feature an inspiring keynote speaker, Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist of ATB Financial, live and silent auctions, a menu catered by Charbar, and an opportunity to learn more about LUTW and the amazing impact that renewables and energy access has on families living in poverty. With limited seating,…

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March 2019

Calgary Flames Fundraiser game

March 27 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
39$

Are you a Calgary Flames fan? This is your opportunity to enjoy a Light Up The World fundraiser game on March, 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM - with special prices for LUTW's supporters starting at $39 (all fees and taxes included). For each ticket sold, the Calgary Flames will donate $10 to our cause!!! Light is just the beginning and today...it starts with hockey :) Don't miss out and purchase your ticket here: https://bit.ly/2RWO7df

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April 2019

Solar Trade Show

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
NAIT CAT Building 10524 117a Ave NW Edmonton AB T5G 3H6 Alberta Canada + Google Map
This is a free event no registration is required.

If you are interested in solar energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles, and how to lead a net-zero electricity lifestyle join us at the Solar Trade Show on April 6th, 2019 in Edmonton (AB). LUTW will be at the Solar Trade Show with an informative booth from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Our Executive Director will also be giving a presentation "Lighting Up the World with Renewable Energy" at the main stage at 3:30pm.  This is a free event and no registration is required, so…

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June 2019

LUTW at 4th Street Lilac Festival

June 2 @ 10:00 am
Free

Come find out about the amazing work LUTW does and how you can get involved. Members of our LUTW Calgary office will be there all day selling solar lanterns and sharing information on our upcoming volunteer trips!

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Annual Meeting and Reception

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lougheed House, 707 13th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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Free

Join us as for our annual report to the community with an update on projects and a presentation from Jim Sandercock, the inaugural Chair of the Alternative Energy program at NAIT. This event is free and open to the public, appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be open for refreshments, please RSVP by clicking the registration link below. Hope to see you there! Report to Community - 5:30 pm Speaker, Dr. Jim Sandercock - 6:45 pm

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